Evaluation of larvicidal activity and effects on post embrionary development of laboratory reared Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann, 1830) (Diptera: Calliphoridae), treated with Brevibacillus laterosporus.


The blowfly Lucilia cuprina is an economically important livestock pest that is also associated with human myiasis. To date, methods including the application of chemical pesticides, plant extracts, insect growth regulators and a range of Bacillus thuringiensis strains have been used, with varying degrees of success, to control this pest. The present study… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2015.04.006


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