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Molecular Host Plant Resistance to Pests

Edited by S. Sadasivam, B. Thayumanavan 
Marcel Dekker  2003  



Hard Cover  496 pages, Illustrated  ISBN 9780824709907      £170.00
This text/reference examines environmentally-safe and integrated techniques for effective pest management and provides an intensive review of the secondary metabolites related to insect resistance - detailing their bioactivity, biosynthetic pathways, mechanisms of action, and genetic regulation for improved methods of pesticide utilization and crop protection.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Biosynthesis of Secondary Metabolites
Toxic Amino Acids
Lectins

Enzyme Inhibitors
Cyanogenic Glycosides
Glucosinolates
Alkaloids
Phenolics Terpenes
Other Compounds
Genetic Engineering
Subject Index.

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