Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Insecticides Resistance

Edited by Stanislav Trdan, ISBN 978-953-51-2258-6, 448 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 02, 2016 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/60478
Edited Volume

This book contains 20 chapters, which are divided into 5 sections. Section 1 covers different aspects of insecticide resistance of selected economically important plant insect pests, whereas section 2 includes chapters about the importance, development and insecticide resistance management in controlling malaria vectors. Section 3 is dedicated to some general questions in insecticide resistance, while the main topic of section 4 is biochemical approaches of insecticide resistance mechanisms. Section 5 covers ecologically acceptable approaches for overcoming insecticide resistance, such are the use of mycoinsecticides, and understanding the role of some plant chemical compounds, which are important in interactions between plants, their pests and biological control agents.