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Plant-insect interactions, host-plant resistance, and integrated pest management

Code: 9781838799410
Michael J. Stout, Louisiana State University Agricultural Centre, USA

Chapter synopsis: The interactions between plants and the arthropod herbivores that feed on them are intricate and multifaceted. Plant-arthropod interactions can be divided, heuristically, into host-plant finding, acceptance and utilization phases. Plant resistance results when a plant expresses traits that disrupt one or more aspects of a plant-arthropod interaction, where disruption is understood relative to the interaction of an herbivore and a susceptible host lacking the resistance-related traits. This chapter defines plant resistance, outlining processes of plant resistance including host-plant selection and host-plant utilization. The chapter examines phenotypic plasticity in plant resistance, the mechanistic bases of plant resistance and tolerance and insect counter-defenses, as well as the genetic basis of plant resistance and its use in integrated pest management. Finally, the chapter looks ahead to future research trends in this area.

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Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Defining plant resistance 3 Processes of plant resistance: host-plant selection 4 Processes of plant resistance: host-plant utilization 5 Phenotypic plasticity in plant resistance 6 Mechanistic bases of plant resistance and tolerance 7 Insect counter-defenses 8 Genetic basis of plant resistance 9 The use of plant resistance in IPM 10 Future trends 11 Conclusion 12 Where to look for further information 13 References

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