Are nematodes a missing link in the confounded ecology of the entomopathogen Bacillus thuringiensis?

@article{Ruan2015AreNA,
  title={Are nematodes a missing link in the confounded ecology of the entomopathogen Bacillus thuringiensis?},
  author={Lifang Ruan and Neil Crickmore and D. T. Peng and Ming Sun},
  journal={Trends in microbiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={341-6}
}
Bacillus thuringiensis, which is well known as an entomopathogen, has been accepted by the public as a safe bioinsecticide. The natural ecology of this bacterium has never been particularly clear, with views ranging from it being an obligate pathogen to an opportunist pathogen that can otherwise exist as a soil saprophyte or a plant endophyte. This confusion has recently led to it being considered as an environmental pathogen that has evolved to occupy a diverse set of environmental niches in… CONTINUE READING
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