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Author: Guy Smagghe
Publisher: London, United Kingdom : Academic Press, 2018.
Series: Advances in insect physiology, v. 55.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1028941940
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Smagghe
ISBN: 9780128150801 0128150807
OCLC Number: 1054526971
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Front Cover; Crop Protection; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Chapter One: Rethink RNAi in Insect Pest Control: Challenges and Perspectives; 1. RNAi in Insect Pest Control; 2. Challenges in Applying RNAi for Pest Control; 2.1. dsRNA Delivery in Practice; 2.2. Efficiency of RNAi in Pest Control; 2.3. Resistance Development to RNAi; 3. RNAi in the Context of Insect Ecology; 4. dsRNA Delivery; 4.1. Environmental RNAi and Insect Pest Control; 4.2. Cross-Kingdom RNAi and Insect Pest Control; 5. Synergy; 5.1. Management of Current Insecticide and Bt Resistance 5.1.1. Insecticide Resistance5.1.2. Bt Resistance; 5.2. Enhancement of Insect Pest Pathogens Virulence; 5.3. Enhancement of Plant Host Defence to Herbivore Pests; 6. Conclusions and Remarks; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter Two: microRNAs as Regulators of Insect Host-Pathogen Interactions and Immunity; 1. Introduction; 2. How Are miRNAs Produced?; 3. How Do miRNAs Function?; 4. miRNAs in Insects; 5. Regulatory Role of miRNAs in Insect-Pathogen Interactions; 5.1. Viruses; 5.1.1. Baculoviruses; 5.1.2. Cytoplasmic Polyhedrosis Virus; 5.1.3. Mosquito-Borne Viruses; 5.1.4. Other Viruses 5.2. Bacteria5.3. Fungi; 5.4. Plasmodium; 6. Role of miRNAs in Immune Regulation in Insects; 7. Conclusions and Future Prospects; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter Three: The Honeybee Queen: The Implications of Eusociality on Parasite-Mediated Competition; 1. The Honeybee: An Important Managed Pollinator; 2. Eusocial Apis mellifera Does Not Serve All Worker Bees; 3. Competition Mediated by Parasites; 4. Parasite-Mediated Competition and Social Bees; 5. Competition Mediated by Parasites and Domesticated Bees; 6. Research Directions; Acknowledgements; Conflicts of Interest; References Chapter Four: The Potential Control Strategies Based on the Interaction Between Indoor Cockroaches and Their Symbionts in ...1. Classification, Hazards and Control of Common Indoor Cockroaches; 1.1. Classification; 1.2. Hazards; 1.3. Pesticide Resistance and Biological Control; 2. The Species and Distribution of Symbionts; 3. Transmission Mechanism of Symbiotic in Cockroaches; 3.1. Vertical Transmission; 3.2. Horizontal Transmission; 3.3. Colonization of Intestinal Bacteria During Moulting; 3.4. Factors Affecting Colonization of Intestinal Bacteria 4. How to Distinguish Between Beneficial Symbionts and Pathogens4.1. Defence Mechanisms of Insects Against Pathogens; 4.2. Immune Reactions to Beneficial Symbionts; 5. Function of Endosymbionts; 5.1. Nutrition and Metabolism; 5.1.1. Nitrogen Source of the Host; 5.1.2. Carbon Source of the Host; 5.1.3. Other Nutritional Effects; 5.2. Reproductive Regulation; 5.3. Defence Function; 5.3.1. Defence Against Predators, Parasitoids and Parasites; 5.3.2. Defence Against Entomopathogens; 5.3.2.1. Protections Against Viruses and Pathogenic Bacteria
Series Title: Advances in insect physiology, v. 55.
Responsibility: edited by Guy Smagghe.

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