microbial insecticide

microbial insecticide

[mī′krō·bē·əl in′sek·tə‚sīd]
(microbiology)
Species-specific bacteria which are pathogenic for and used against injurious insects.
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Flubendaamide is a new chemistry microbial insecticide which also control this pest very effectively and safer for natural enemies.
Thus, keeping in view the above stated facts, the present investigation carried out with the objective to find out the effects of plant extracts and microbial insecticide combinations on parasitization and emergence of Trichogramma chilonis Ishii.
Key word: Field populations Bactrocera zonata organophosphates pyrethorids microbial insecticide resistant carbamate susceptible.
xylostella occurring in Southern Brazil has not acquired resistance to this microbial insecticide, as reported by CASTELO BRANCO & GATEHOUSE (2001) in the Federal District, Brazil.
Targeting larvae is more desirable than controlling adults because the larvae are concentrated in a relatively small area; whatever microbial insecticide adopted needs to be consumed by mosquito larva and must be applied well before the last larval instar stage (1).
A microbial insecticide is sold under various names for grasshopper control.
The test was to study the effectiveness of the new microbial insecticide "Amamectin".
This microbial insecticide is generally toxic only to leaf-feeding caterpillars; the spray has no effect on adult butterflies and moths.
PreFeRal (Paecilomyces fumosoroseus (Wise) Brown and Smith, strain Apopka 97), a new microbial insecticide for the biological control of whiteflies in green houses.
Research that improved microbial insecticide formulations also led to environmentally friendly chemical formulations.
PFR-97 is a microbial insecticide originally developed by scientists at the University of Florida.
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