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Title: Biochemical and molecular study on insecticide resistance mechanisms

item Zhu, Yu Cheng

Submitted to: Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/6/2006
Publication Date: 9/6/2006
Citation: Zhu, Yu Cheng, 2006. Biochemical and molecular study on insecticide resistance mechanisms. Invited Symposium of Nanjing Agric. Univ. Sep 6, 2006.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: The following topics will be covered: ' Investigation of Bt resistance in the Indianmeal moth. ' Study on malathion resistance in a parasitic wasp of the rice weevil. ' Cloning and characterization of chitin synthase, laccase, and JH suppressible protein cDNAs. ' Development of PCR technique for detecting minute parasitoids in aphids and plant bugs. ' Cloning and characterization of proteinase, carboxypeptidase, and other cDNAs in lesser grain borer and Hessian fly. ' Study on insecticide resistance in the tarnished plant bug. ' Investigation of interaction of Bt with avidin and proteinase inhibitors. ' Study on Bt resistance mechanisms in the sugarcane borer.