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  • 11120021 Pyramiding resistances to PCN

    Resistance to cyst nematodes in potatoes is based on complex interactions between molecules produced by the pest and the plant’s immune system. The outcome is dependent on the species and...

  • 11120019 Durability of PCN resistance

    Background Plants have a multi-layered immune system to protect themselves from attack by pathogens and pests such as PCN. In turn, the pathogens and pests may be able to circumvent a plant’s first...

  • 114R480 Grain Aphid Characterisation

    Background Pyrethroid spray failures were first noted in cereal crops in June 2011 for some populations of the grain aphid (S. avenae). Samples of grain aphids were analysed for evidence of...

  • R465 Insecticide Resistance Strategy

    Combating resistance remains a significant challenge:  the loss of a single compound or an entire pesticide group (through a shared resistance mechanism) can threaten the productivity and...