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Esterases and helicoverpa armigera

Farnsworth, Claire Alison

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Pesticide use has been carefully regulated by the Australian cotton industry in an attempt to control resistance in the cotton bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera) but the species has still shown a propensity to develop resistance. This thesis examines the contribution of metabolic enzymes to resistance, with a focus on the carboxylcholinesterases (CCEs, or esterases). CCEs have been implicated in metabolic resistance to several insecticide classes (including SPs and OPs) in a range of species. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/151259
DOI: 10.25911/5d5152293c180
Access Rights: Open Access

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