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      Resistant crops; antixenosis; antibiosis; tolerance; induced resistance; transgenic plants; genetics of resistance; biotype; pest management

    • Abstract


      Importance of growing insect resistant crop in pest management programmes is discussed with reference to some of the major aspects of insect resistance in crop plants in Tamil Nadu and emphasis has been made in highlighting the fact that the plant resistance to insect should form the foundation upon which other components of the integrated pest management should be built.

    • Author Affiliations


      S Jayaraj1 S Uthamassamy1

      1. Department of Entomology, Centre for Plant Protection Studies, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore - 641 003, India
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