6. Plant Biodiversity as a Resource for Natural Products for Insect Pest Management

  1. Geoff M. Gurr2,
  2. Steve D. Wratten3,
  3. William E. Snyder4 and
  4. Donna M. Y. Read5
  1. Opender Koul

Published Online: 15 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118231838.ch6

Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management

Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management

How to Cite

Koul, O. (2012) Plant Biodiversity as a Resource for Natural Products for Insect Pest Management, in Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management (eds G. M. Gurr, S. D. Wratten, W. E. Snyder and D. M. Y. Read), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118231838.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    EH Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation (Charles Sturt University and NSW Department of Primary Industries), PO Box 883 Orange, NSW 2800, Australia

  2. 3

    Bio-Protection Research Centre, PO Box 84, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, New Zealand

  3. 4

    Department of Entomology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99163, USA

  4. 5

    Charles Sturt University, PO Box 883 Orange, New South Wales, Australia

Author Information

  1. Insect Biopesticide Research Centre, 30 Parkash Nagar, Jalandhar-144003, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470656860

Online ISBN: 9781118231838

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Keywords:

  • plant biodiversity, resources for natural products;
  • plant biodiversity;
  • insect control compound resource;
  • phytochemicals, in insect control;
  • limonoids and quassinoids;
  • naphthoquinones, biological activity;
  • phytochemicals, from essential oils;
  • plant-derived cyclotides;
  • plant biodiversity as bio-resource, plant defence mechanisms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biodiversity of Plants: A Resource of Insect Control Compounds

  • Phytochemicals for Insect Control

  • Limonoids and Quassinoids

  • Future Outlook

  • Acknowledgements

  • References