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Bacterial Control of Mosquitoes and Black Flies: Biochemistry, Genetics & Applications of Bacillus thuringiensis Israelensis & Bacillus sphaericus

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Edited By: H De Barjac and D Sutherland

336 pages, Illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #11614 | ISBN: 004445984X
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Contents

Part 1 Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis(B.t.i.): discovery of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis, Joel Margalit; characterizations and prospective view of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis, Huguette de Barjac; parasporal body of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis - structure, protein composition and toxicity, Brian A.Federici et al; mechanism of action of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis parasporal body, Chris N.Chilcott et al; genetics of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis, Vaithilingam Sekar; cloning of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis mosquito toxin genes, Thomas M. Boyle and Donald H.Dean; transfer of the Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis mosquiticidal toxin gene into mosquito larval food, Kathleen C.Raymond et al; potential for improved formulations of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis through standardization and fermentation development, Howard T.Dulmage et al; activity, field efficacy and use of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis against mosquitoes, Mir S.Mulla; progress in the biological control of black flies with Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis, with emphasis on temperate climates, Daniel P.Molloy; use of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis for onchocerciasis control in West Africa, Pierre Guillet et al; mammalian safety of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis, Joel P.Siegel and John A.Shadduck. Part 2 Bacillus sphaericus: introduction to the study of Bacillus sphaericus as a mosquito control agent, Samuel Singer; classification of Bacillus sphaericus strains and comparative toxicity to mosquito larvae, Huguette de Barjac; the mosquito larval toxin of Bacillus sphaericus, Elizabeth W.Davidson and Allan A.Ousten; genetics of Bacillus sphaericus, William F.Burke, Jr. and Karen A.Orzech; local production of Bacillus sphaericus, Amaret Bhumiratana; persistence of formulation of Bacillus sphaericus, Lawrence A.Lacey; formulations and persistence of Bacillus sphaericus in Culex quinquefasciatus larval sites in tropical Africa, Jean-Marc Hougard; field trials of Bacillus sphaericus for mosquito control, Han Heng Yap; mammalian safety of Bacillus sphaericus, Joel P.Siegel and John A.Shadduck. Part 3 The future: the future of bacterial control of mosquito and black fly larvae, Donald J.Sutherland.

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