Insect Growth Disruptors, Volume 43

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Tarlochan Dhadialla
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123915009
eBook ISBN: 9780123944122
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 26th October 2012
Page Count: 564
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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Chapter One An Overview of Insect Growth Disruptors; Applied Aspects
    • 1 General Considerations
    • 2 Insect Growth Disruptors (IGDs), Not Insect Growth Regulators (IGRs)
    • 3 Major Features of IGDs
    • 4 Evolution, Terminologies and Formulations of an Insecticide
    • 5 Types of IGDs: Short History, List and Application
    • 6 Advantages and Disadvantages of IGDs
    • 7 Resistance and Cross-Resistance to IGDs
    • 8 Conclusions and Prospects

  • Chapter Two Bisacylhydrazine Insecticides for Selective Pest Control
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Chemical Structures of Ecdysteroids and Non-Steroidal Ecdysone Agonists
    • 3 Ecdysteroid-Specific Mode of Action
    • 4 Methoxyfenozide Global Uses
    • 5 Methoxyfenozide Formulation
    • 6 Environmental Fate, Metabolism, and Residue Analysis of Methoxyfenozide
    • 7 Toxicological Profile of Methoxyfenozide
    • 8 Sublethal and Ovicidal Effects
    • 9 Resistance and Resistance Management
    • 10 Conclusions and Future Prospects

  • Chapter Three Structure–Activity Relationships of Ecdysteroids and Non-Steroidal Ecdysone Agonists
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Chemotypes
    • 3 Inter-Chemotype Structure–Activity Relationships
    • 4 Cross-Receptor Relationships
    • 5 Conclusion

  • Chapter Four Structure and Function of Ecdysone Receptors—Interactions with Ecdysteroids and Synthetic Agonists
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Recombinant Ecdysone Receptor Ligand-Binding Domains
    • 3 Fluorescence Polarization Library Screening and Discovery of the Methylene Lactam Ligand Family
    • 4 Ecdysone Receptor Structural Biology
    • 5 EcR Orthologs from Nematodes and from Non-ecdysozoan Protosomians
    • 6 Closing Remarks

  • Chapter Five Recent Progress in Juvenile Hormone Anal


This latest volume in this series contains articles on Arachnid Physiology and Behaviour.The papers in this special issue give rise to key themes for the future.

Key Features

  • The latest volume in this series contains articles on arachnid physiology and behavior
  • The papers in this special issue give rise to key themes for the future


Insect and other physiologists and neuroscientists; zoologists


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About the Serial Volume Editors

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