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Identification of quantitative trait loci for bruchid (Caryedon serratus Olivier) resistance components in cultivated groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.)
Groundnut bruchid (Caryedon serratus Olivier) is a major storage insect pest that significantly lowers the quality and market acceptance of the produce. Screening for resistance against groundnutExpand
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Management of shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee through Bacillus thuringiensis formulations on brinjal
Evaluation of different Bacillus thuringiensis (B.t.) formulations in comparison with neem and chemical insecticides against brinjal shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee during kharifExpand
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Purification and characterization of mosquitocidal Bacillus sphaericus BinA protein.
Certain strains of Bacillus sphaericus produce a highly toxic mosquito-larvicidal binary toxin during sporulation. The binary toxin is composed of toxic BinA (41.9kDa) and receptor binding BinBExpand
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UV protectants for the biopesticide based on Bacillus sphaericus Neide and their role in protecting the binary toxins from UV radiation.
The UV protectant properties of 26 natural and synthetic compounds were investigated for a biopesticide based on an indigenously isolated strain (ISPC-8) of Bacillus sphaericus Neide. In initialExpand
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Diversity of bacterial communities in the midgut of Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations and their potential use as attractants.
BACKGROUND The microbiota plays an important role in insect development and fitness. Understanding the gut microbiota composition is essential for the development of pest management strategies.Expand
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Evaluation of Indigenous Fungal Isolates, Metarhizium anisopliae M34412, Beauveria bassiana B3301 and Nonluraea rileyi N812 for the Control of Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) in Pigeonpea Field
The effectiveness of oil-based conidia formulations of indigenous fungal isolates Metarhizillm anisopliae M34412, Beallveria bassiana 83301 and Nomuraea rileyi N812 were evaluated against HelicoverpaExpand
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An oligomeric complex of BinA/BinB is not formed in-situ in mosquito-larvicidal Lysinibacillus sphaericus ISPC-8.
Binary toxin of Lysinibacillus sphaericus is composed of two polypeptides; receptor binding BinB and toxic BinA. Both the polypeptides are required for maximal toxicity. It has been suggested thatExpand
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Transgenic banana plants expressing small interfering RNAs targeted against viral replication initiation gene display high-level resistance to banana bunchy top virus infection.
The banana aphid-transmitted Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) is the most destructive viral pathogen of bananas and plantains worldwide. Lack of natural sources of resistance to BBTV has necessitatedExpand
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Effect of ultraviolet radiation on spore viability and mosquitocidal activity of an indigenous ISPC-8 Bacillus sphaericus Neide strain.
Effects of UV-A, UV-B and their combination on spore viability and larvicidal activity of an indigenous isolate of Bacillus sphaericus Neide, ISPC-8 were studied under laboratory conditions. The UVExpand
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Interaction between mosquito-larvicidal Lysinibacillus sphaericus binary toxin components: analysis of complex formation.
The two components (BinA and BinB) of Lysinibacillus sphaericus binary toxin together are highly toxic to Culex and Anopheles mosquito larvae, and have been employed world-wide to control mosquitoExpand
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