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Microbial Biopesticides

Edited By: Opender Koul and GS Dhaliwal

340 pages, Figs, tabs

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #144049 | ISBN: 0415272130
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About this book

Comprehensive overview of the advances made in the use of bacteria, fungi and viruses, focusing on behavioural, chemical and molecular aspects.


Contents

Introduction. Anti-insectan Compounds Derived from Microorganisms. Microbial Control of Insect Pests: Role of Genetic Engineering and Tissue Culture. Microbial Biopesticides Developed as Inducible Plant Defensive Systems Transgenetically. Aspects of Nucleopolyhedrovirus Pathogenesis in Lepidopteran Larvae. Prospects of Baculoviruses in Integrated Pest Management. Beauveria bassiana and other Entomopathogenic Fungi in the Management of Insect Pests. Entomopathogenic Nematodes and Insect Pest Management. Bioherbicides: Potential Successful Strategies for Weed Control.

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