Microbials in Insect Pest Management

Microbials in Insect Pest Management



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ISBN-13: 9781578081714
Publisher: Science Publishers
Publication date: 08/01/2001
Pages: 188

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Efficacy of NPV and Vairimorpha necatrix on Groundnut Red-hairy Caterpillar, Amsacta albistriga (W.) (Arctiidae: Lepidoptera)1
Chapter 2Pathogenicity of Beauveria bassiana, Beauveria brongniartii and Metarrhizium anisopliae to the Cashew Stem and Root Borer, Plocaederus ferrugineus Linn. (Coleoptera: Cerambicidae)7
Chapter 3Improvement of the Field Performance of Bacillus thuringiensis-based Products through Biotechnological Innovations11
Chapter 4Mass Production and Utilization of Microbial Agents with Special Reference to Insect Pathogens19
Chapter 5Bacillus thuringiensis: Protoxin and the Proteases31
Chapter 6Effect of Microbial Pesticides on Natural Enemies39
Chapter 7Compatibility of Entomogenous Fungi with Commonly-used Insecticides for the Management of Spodoptera litura (Fabricius)47
Chapter 8Combined Application of SINPV and HaNPV against Spodoptera litura (F.) and Helicoverpa armigera (Hbn.) Populations on Tomato53
Chapter 9Microbial Pesticides in Integrated Pest Management59
Chapter 10Evaluation of Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus Formulations in the Management of Helicoverpa armigera on Pigeonpea65
Chapter 11Bioefficacy, Biosafety and Mass Culturing of Certain Microbial Pesticides for the Management of Key Pests of Pulses75
Chapter 12Microbial Pesticides and Integrated Pest Management for Sustainable Crop Protection87
Chapter 13Microbials in Tea Pest Management99
Chapter 14Entomopathogenic Fungi for the Management of Diamondback Moth, Plutella xylostella on Cauliflower105
Chapter 15Studies on Mass Culturing of the Entomopathogenic White Halo Fungus, Verticillium lecanii on Three Grain Media and its Bioefficacy on Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) on Pigeonpea111
Chapter 16Safety of Vairimorpha sp. to Beneficial Insects, Bombyx mori and Apis cerana indica117
Chapter 17Biological Activity of four Geographic Isolates of Baculovirus on Groundnut Red Hairy Caterpillar Amsacta albistriga Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae)121
Chapter 18Entomogenous Fungal Fauna of the Rice Ecosystem of Tamil Nadu127
Chapter 19Certain Aspects of NPV Infecting the Larvae of Spilosoma obliqua Walker (Arctiidae) Pondicherry Region133
Chapter 20Effect of Entomofungal Pathogens after in vivo Passage through the Larvae of the Diamondback Moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae)141
Chapter 21Use of Nuclear Polyhedrosis virus against the Teak Defoliator-Hyblaea puera: Problems and Prospects149
Chapter 22Pathogenicity of Vairimorpha sp. against the Tobacco Cutworm Spodoptera litura (Fab.)155
Chapter 23Studies on the Pathogenicity of Beauveria bassiana, (Balsamo) a Fungal Pathogen of the Shot Hole Borer of Tea161
Chapter 24Additive and Synergistic Interaction Between Entomopathogenic Nematodes and Bacillus thuringiensis for Root Grub Control165

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