Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "Bacillus thuringiensis"
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Field-evolved resistance to Cry3Bb1 corn by the western corn rootworm: Investigations of resistance, emergence, node-injury ratings, and fitness (2014-05-30)The western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), is an economically relevant pest of corn, Zea mays L. In 2003, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) ...
(2013-05-24)The global area planted to Bt crops covered over 66 million hectares in 2011. Insect resistance management (IRM) is implemented to protect the efficacy of commercial transgenic crops expressing Bacillus thuringiensis toxins ...
Western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae; Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) emergence and abundance in transgenic cornfields with structured and seed blend refuges (2013-08-22)In the United States and Canada, western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae; Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) larvae have been managed using transgenic Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner) corn hybrids expressing ...