Insect Growth Disruptors

Insect Growth Disruptors

1st Edition - October 26, 2012

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  • Editor: Tarlochan Dhadialla
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123944122
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123915009

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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

Readership

Insect and other physiologists and neuroscientists; zoologists

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 Analogs (JHA) Research
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 History of JHA Discovery and Development
      • 3 Update on Structure–Activity Relationships of JHAs
      • 4 JHA as Insect Endocrinological Tool
      • 5 JHAs as Insect Control Agents
      • 6 Conclusions and Future Prospects
    • Chapter Six Insect Chitin
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Chitin Metabolism and Potential Targets for its Disruption
      • 3 Chitin Genomics
      • 4 Benzoylphenyl Ureas as CSIs
      • 5 Non-Benzoylphenylurea Chitin Synthesis Inhibitors
      • 6 Chitinases and Chitinase-Inhibiting Chemicals for Pest Management
      • 7 Resistance and Resistance Management
      • 8 Conclusions and Future Development
    • List of Trademarks from Chapter 1
    • The following is a list of Trademarks of:
    • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 564
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: October 26, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123944122
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123915009

About the Serial Volume Editor

Tarlochan Dhadialla

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Dow AgroSciences, LLC, IN, USA

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