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Pesticide Toxicology Laboratory

ISU Entomology / Pesticide Toxicology Laboratory / Specificity and efficacy of purified Bacillus thuringiensis proteins against agronomically important insects

Specificity and efficacy of purified Bacillus thuringiensis proteins against agronomically important insects

Authors: MacIntosh, S.C., Stone, T.B., Sims, S.R., Hunst, P.L., Greenplate, J.T., Marrone, P.G., Perlak, F.J., Fischhoff, D.A., Ruchs, R.L.
Journal, Volume, Year: Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, volume 56:258-266, 1990
Summary

The host range and efficacy of three Bt proteins (CryIAb, CryIAc, CryIIIA) were determined against 17 agronomically important insects. A larval growth inhibition assay was developed to determine concentrations of Btk protein required to inhibit larval growth 50%.

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