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Toxicity Analysis of N- and C-Terminus-Deleted Vegetative Insecticidal Protein from Bacillus thuringiensis
ABSTRACT A vegetative insecticidal protein (VIP)-encoding gene from a local isolate of Bacillus thuringiensis has been cloned, sequenced, and expressed in Escherichia coli. The expressed proteinExpand
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Studies on new invasive pest Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and its natural enemies
Occurrence of Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), commonly known as fall armyworm, in southern India is reported along with associated natural enemies. SevereExpand
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Differential response of fourTrichogramma species to low temperatures for short term storage
Differential response was noticed when 4 species ofTrichogramma egg parasitoids were stored at 2°, 5° and 10°C for 7 to 49 days. Pupal stage was found to be most appropriate for storage. EmergenceExpand
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Baseline-susceptibility of the old-world bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) populations from India to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac insecticidal protein
Abstract The baseline-susceptibility of Indian populations of Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) to the insecticidal protein Cry1Ac, from Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) was determined through bioassaysExpand
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DNA Barcoding for Identification of Agriculturally Important Insects
Molecular characterization and DNA barcoding is a taxonomic method that uses a short genetic marker in an insect DNA to identify a species, including an unknown species. The DNA barcode method ofExpand
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Development of endosulfan tolerant strain of an egg parasitoid Trichogramma chilonis Ishii (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae).
A strain of T. chilonis, an egg parasitoid of lepidopteran pests tolerant to the most commonly used cyclodiene insecticide--endosulfan was developed in the laboratory. Tolerance to endosulfan wasExpand
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Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner (Homoptera:Aphididae) a Serious Pest of Sugarcane in Maharashtra and Attempts at its Management by Biological Means
Serious and unprecedented infestations by the sugarcane woolly aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner were witnessed on the leaves of 4·9 month old sugarcane crop in Kolhapur and Pune districts ofExpand
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Biological control of Chilo partellus using egg parasitoid Trichogramma chilonis and Bacillus thuringiensis
The results of the trial showed that the parasitism rates by Trichogramma chilonis on Chilo partellus eggs on fodder maize were up to 75.2 and 62.6% in 1st and 90.4 and 78.4% in 2nd generation eggExpand
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Vacuum packaging of Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) eggs to enhance shelf life for parasitization by the egg parasitoid Trichogramma chilonis
Abstract The eggs of the factitious host insect, Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton), are used for production of several natural enemies in many countries across the world. Trichogramma spp. are usedExpand
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