Chapter 16. Biotechnology in Plant Protection

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm3 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed4
  1. Frank Niepold1 and
  2. Klaus Rudolph2

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch16k

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Niepold, F. and Rudolph, K. (2001) Biotechnology in Plant Protection, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch16k

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 4

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Braunschweig, Germany

  2. 2

    Göttingen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999



  • microbiology;
  • microorganisms;
  • biotechnology;
  • integrated;
  • beneficial


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Biocontrol of Plant Pathogens or Weeds by Living Organisms

  • Plants Transformed with Bacterial, Fungal or Non-Indigenous Genes Reducing Diseases Caused by Fungi or Bacteria

  • Virus Resistant Plants

  • Antibodies Produced in Plants as Plant Protection Products

  • Herbicide Resistant Crops

  • Mechanisms of Plants for Protection against Pathogen Attack by “Systemic Acquired Resistance”

  • Use of Beneficial Arthropods and Sterile Insect Release

  • Insect Pathogenic Microorganisms

  • Pheromones

  • Serology and DNA Procedures as Detection Tools

  • Biotechnologically Produced Plant Protection Products Authorized in Germany

  • Discussion and Outlook