Insect Growth Disruptors - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123915009, 9780123944122

Insect Growth Disruptors, Volume 43

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Tarlochan Dhadialla
eBook ISBN: 9780123944122
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123915009
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 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


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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