Crop Protection - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128150795

Crop Protection, Volume 55

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Guy Smagghe
Serial Editors: Russell Jurenka
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128150795
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st October 2018
Page Count: 310
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Table of Contents

1. RNAi Plus, where microbes enhance RNAi: mechanism and applications
Jinzhi Niu
2. Symbionts in whiteflies
Murad Ghanim
3. miRNAs from the microbiome as drivers in the insect
Sassan Asgari
4. Critical view on insect microbiome data analysis and interpretation
Ivan Meeus
5. Insect-microbe interactions and transmission as shaped by future climate changes
Piotr Trebicki
6. Intestinal bacteria of German cockroach and its interaction with entomopathogenic fungus makes fungus insecticidal baits potential for applied control of insect pests with chewing mouthparts
Fan Zhang
7. Beyond baculovirus: alternative biotechnological platforms and pest control based on insect viruses
Luc Swevers
8. Current status on the special relationship of the greening disease bacteria in citrus psyllids, and opportunities to protect citrus trees with RNAi technology
Wayne Hunter
9. Screening, efficacy and mechanisms of microbial agents against sucking pest insects as trips
Yulin Gao


Advances in Insect Physiology Series highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Advances in Insect Physiology series
  • Updated release includes the latest information on Crop Protection


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Guy Smagghe Serial Volume Editor

Dr. Guy Smagghe teaches at the Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Affiliations and Expertise

Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

About the Serial Editors

Russell Jurenka Serial Editor

Dr. Russell Jurenka is a professor in the Department of Entomology at Iowa State University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Departmet of Entomology, Iowa State University, Ames, USA