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- Legros, Mathieu, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Evolutionary ecology 2010 v.24 no.5 pp. 1017-1030
- Bacillus thuringiensis; alleles; corn; cotton; crops; data collection; durability; host plants; host preferences; insect pests; issues and policy; models; monitoring; natural selection; oviposition; transgenic plants
- ... The major lepidopteran insect pests of cotton and maize harbor intra-specific variation for behavior determining the selection of host plants for oviposition. Yet, the consequences of behavioral adaptation for fitness have neither been modeled nor monitored for Bt cotton and maize crops, the most widely grown transgenic herbivore-resistant plants. Here, we present a general two-locus heuristic mod ...