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Advanced engineering pesticides
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New York : Marcel Dekker, 1993
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9780824789909
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Emphasizing the need for more integrated pest management programmes, this work presents the development and state-of-the-art technology of genetically-engineered microbes, viruses, bacterial toxins and plants. Throughout, both environmental and regulatory concerns are addressed.


Table of Contents

Technology Bacillus thuringiensis Crystal Proteins
Recent Advancements in Understanding Its Insecticidal ActivityTakashi Yamamoto and Gary K. Powell
Genetic Improvement of Bacillus thuringiensis for Bioinsecticide DevelopmentBruce C. Carlton and Cynthia Gawron-Burke
The Bacillus thuringiensis Family TreeJerald S. Feitelson
CellCap
An Encapsulation System for Insecticidal Biotoxin ProteinsFrank H. Gaertner and Thomas C. Quick and Mark A. Thompson
Endophytic Microorganisms