Bacillus sphaericus


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Bacillus sphaericus

[bə‚sil·əs ′sfī·ri·kəs]
(microbiology)
An aerobic, spore-producing bacterium that forms a protein complex during sporulation that is toxic to the larvae of certain mosquitoes but is apparently harmless to all other forms of life.
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2% Bacillus sphaericus 2362, serotype H5a5b, strain ABTS 1743 fermentation solids, spores and insecticidal toxins or 650 BsITU/mg.
Pandey, Production and characterization of poly-3- hydroxybutyrate from crude glycerol by Bacillus sphaericus NII 0838 and improving its thermal properties by blending with other polymers.
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Bacterial strains such as Bacillus pasteurii, Escherichia coli, Bacillus sphaericus, Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus cereus etc.
Prado (1995) registra el aislamiento de esta bacteria conjuntamente con Bacillus sphaericus en muestras de agua y suelo de las provincias de Huamanga y Huanta, Ayacucho, en tanto que Flores et al.
14) Despite the good ureolytic activity of several microorganisms, it was found that the ones closely related to Bacillus sphaericus show a greater ability to hydrolyze urea leading to precipitation of a larger amount of calcium carbonate.
Impact of treatments with Bacillus sphaericus on Anopheles populations and the transmission of malaria in Maroua a large city in a savannah region of Cameroon.
israelensis (Bti) Technical powder, WDG (water Dispersible Granules) and a Bacillus sphaericus (Bsph) was evaluated against laboratory-reared Anopheles stephensi and field collected Culex quinquefasciatus late third instars from Lahore, Pakistan.
Efficacy and efficiency of new Bacillus thuringiensis var israelensis and Bacillus sphaericus formulations against Afrotropical anophelines in Western Kenya.
Bacillus Bacillus laterosporus + + Bacillus macerans + - Bacillus sphaericus - + Bacillus subtilis + + + Microcous Micrococcus luteus + + + + + Micrococcus sp.