Thrips advisor: exploiting thrips-induced defences to combat pests on crops

Volume: 69, Issue: 8, Pages: 1837 - 1848
Published: Feb 27, 2018
Abstract
Plants have developed diverse defence mechanisms to ward off herbivorous pests. However, agriculture still faces estimated crop yield losses ranging from 25% to 40% annually. These losses arise not only because of direct feeding damage, but also because many pests serve as vectors of plant viruses. Herbivorous thrips (Thysanoptera) are important pests of vegetable and ornamental crops worldwide, and encompass virtually all general problems of...
Paper Details
Title
Thrips advisor: exploiting thrips-induced defences to combat pests on crops
Published Date
Feb 27, 2018
Volume
69
Issue
8
Pages
1837 - 1848
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