Evolution of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis

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Insecticides derived from Bacillus thuringiensis have become important for pest management, but recently resistance has been reported from field populations of diamondback moth Plutella xylostella, and laboratory populations of a number of species of Lepidoptera, Coleoptera and Diptera have shown similar characteristics. In this context, the author examines laboratory selection for resistance, resistance risk assessment, variation among conspecific populations, mechanisms, cross-resistance, genetics, stability, fitness costs, and management. -P.J.Jarvis

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-79
Number of pages33
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)


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