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International Journal of Chemical Studies

Vol. 6, Issue 1 (2018)
Microbial insecticides


Author(s): Huma Naz, Hadi Husain Khan, Pushpendra Singh Sahu and Dilip Shriram Ghongade

Abstract: Insects are the most abundant group of organisms on Earth, and they negatively affect humans in a variety of ways. During the 1940s, a number of chemical insecticides were developed as a means of controlling the proliferation of noxious insect populations. A microbial insecticide can be an organism that either produces a toxic substance that kills an insect species or has the capability of fatally infecting a specific target insect. There are three types of bacterial insecticides like Insecticidal toxin of Bacillus thuringiensis, Genetic engineering of Bt toxin genes and Baculoviruses as biocontrol agents.

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Huma Naz, Hadi Husain Khan, Pushpendra Singh Sahu, Dilip Shriram Ghongade. Microbial insecticides. Int J Chem Stud 2018;6(1):2143-2145.
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