By C. Michael Smith
This ebook synthesizes new information regarding the environmental benefits of plant resistance, transgenic resistance, the molecular bases of resistance, and using molecular markers to map resistance genes. Readers are awarded in-depth descriptions of concepts to quantify resistance, components affecting resistance expression, and the deployment of resistance genes. New information regarding gene-for-gene interactions among resistant vegetation and arthropod biotypes is mentioned besides the new examples of utilizing arthropod resistant vegetation in built-in pest administration systems.
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