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Pesticide Toxicology Laboratory

ISU Entomology / Pesticide Toxicology Laboratory / Development of some Lepidopterous cotton pests as affected by exposure to sublethal levels of endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis for different periods

Development of some Lepidopterous cotton pests as affected by exposure to sublethal levels of endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis for different periods

Authors: Salama, H.S., Foda, M.S., El-Sharaby, A., Matter, M., Khalafallah, M.
Journal, Volume, Year: Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, volume 38:220-229, 1981
Summary

Effects of three preparations of Bt kurstaki and Bt entomocidus to three species of lepidopteran cotton pests were evaluated. Retardation in larval development, reduction in egg production of moths, reduction in pupal weight, and appearance of deformities in pupae and moth populations were observed.

Comments

This study did not use transgenic plant material. This study evaluated sublethal effects.