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Title: Bacillus thuringeniensis: potential for management of emerald ash borer

Author: Bauer, Leah S.; Dean, Donald; Handelsman, Jo;

Date: 2006

Source: In: Mastro, Victor; Reardon, Richard; Parra, Gregory, comps. Emerald ash borer research and technology development meeting; 2005 September 26-27; Pittsburg, PA. FHTET 2005-16. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team: 38-39.

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Description: The active ingredients of microbial insecticides are live microorganisms pathogenic to certain insects. One such insect pathogen is Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), a bacterium found naturally in soil, on leaves, in places were insects are abundant (such as grain silos and insectaries), and in infected insects.

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Bauer, Leah S.; Dean, Donald; Handelsman, Jo 2006. Bacillus thuringeniensis: potential for management of emerald ash borer. In: Mastro, Victor; Reardon, Richard; Parra, Gregory, comps. Emerald ash borer research and technology development meeting; 2005 September 26-27; Pittsburg, PA. FHTET 2005-16. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team: 38-39.

 


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