Bacterial Insecticidal Toxins

@article{Chattopadhyay2004BacterialIT,
  title={Bacterial Insecticidal Toxins},
  author={Abanti Chattopadhyay and Nirupama Banerjee Bhatnagar and Rakesh Bhatnagar},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Microbiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={30},
  pages={33 - 54}
}
Over the years it has been important for humans to control the populations of harmful insects and insecticides have been used for this purpose in agricultural and horticultural sectors. Synthetic insecticides, owing to their various side effects, have been widely replaced by biological insecticides. In this review we attempt to describe three bacterial species that are known to produce insecticidal toxins of tremendous biotechnological, agricultural, and economic importance. Bacillus… Expand
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