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Microbial Pest Control

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 77

By: Sushil K Khetan

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #135080 | ISBN: 0824704452
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About this book

A complete overview of the technologies and products for microbial-based pest control. It documents the use of genetically altered Bt and transgenic crops, microbial formulations, and synergistic interactions of microbials with synthetic chemicals, as well as the management of Bt foliar applications and Bt genes in transgenic crops. The book includes case studies and pathogen, products and manufacturers indices.


Contents

Bacterial insecticides: bacterial insecticide - Bacillus thuringiensis; bacterial insecticides for crop and forest protection and insect vector control; genetically modified Bt strains and Bt transgenic plants; formulations of bacterial insecticides;insect resistance to Bt toxins. Viral insecticides, biofungicides, bioherbicides, and mycoinsecticides: natural and recombinant viral insecticides; biofungicides; bioherbicides; mycoinsecticides. Integrated use and commercialization of biopesticides:integrated use of biopesticides with synthetic chemical pesticides; commercialization of biopesticides.

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