[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP120100047]
Researchers Prof David Goodwin Heckel; Dr Simon Wade Baxter; Dr Chris David Jiggins
Brief description Diamondback moth is a global pest of canola and Brassica vegetables, and populations can rapidly evolve resistance to insecticides. The project will use a combination of genome sequencing, fieldwork and gene expression analysis to identify mutations causing resistance to Bt insecticidal toxins and assess the threat of resistance evolving in Australia.
Funding Amount $157,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects