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Record number 477696
Title Effects of climate change on plant-insect interactions and prospects for resistance breeding using genetic resources
Author(s) Pritchard, J.; Broekgaarden, C.; Vosman, B.
Source In: Plant genetic resources and climate change / Jackson, M., Ford-Lloyd, B., Parry, M., Wallingford, UK : CABI - ISBN 9781780641973 - p. 270 - 284.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1079/9781780641973.0270
Department(s) PBR Non host and insect resistance
Plant Breeding
Publication type Peer reviewed book chapter
Publication year 2014
Abstract This chapter describes the components (elevated CO2, temperature and drought) of climate change and their direct and indirect effects on plant-insect interactions. The genetic resources (such as wild relatives and traditional, locally adapted landraces) important for increasing pest/disease resistance in crop plants are described. Some strategies for introduction of pest and disease resistance are presented, which include traditional and biotechnological (genetic modification) approaches.
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