Bacillus thuringiensis and Lysinibacillus sphaericus: Characterization and use in the field of biocontrol By Lidia Mariana Fiuza, Ricardo Antonio Polanczyk, Neil Crickmore
English | PDF | 2017 | 289 Pages | ISBN : 3319566776 | 6.8 MB
This volume presents a comprehensive perspective of the biopesticides Bacillus thuringiensis and Lysinibacillus sphaericus, from their basic biology to agriculture, forestry and public-health applications. It covers their ecology, virulence factors, and genetic characterization. The topics related to agriculture and forestry include mode of action, receptors of insect pests, and heterologous expression of toxins in insect cells and plants.