Pest management through Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) in a tea-silkworm ecosystem: status and potential prospects

Different strains of Bt produce different types of toxins affecting a narrow group of insects

Abstract

The authors highlight recent progress in the use of Bt and its insecticidal toxins in tea pest control and the potential sensitivity for tea and silk-producing zone of Assam in India.

Citation

Dashora, K., Roy, S., Nagpal, A., Roy, S.M., Flood, J., Prasad, A.K., Khetarpal, R., Neave, S. and Muraleedharan, N. (2017) Pest management through Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) in a tea-silkworm ecosystem: status and potential prospects. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 101(5), 1795–8113.

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Published 31 March 2017