Handbook of Natural Pesticides

Volume VI: Insect Attractants and Repellents
by E. David Morgan
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Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: April 19, 2018

ISBN: 9781351089593

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This volume addresses chemical interactions between insects and plants, such as feeding and ovipositional attractants and deterrents. It begins with a general introduction to insects in a chemical world. Included is a discussion of molecular biology and genetics in insect control, with respect to potentially inserting the genes for the synthesis of a protective substance into a crop plant. Also covered is the detoxification of plant substances by insects. This volume is especially helpful for chemists and biologists in the field of pesticide research.