Use of Bacillus sphaericus in the field to control mosquitoes and black flies
Are there other benefits to using Bs?
Does Bacillus sphaericus kill non-target organisms? What are the disadvantages of use Bs?
How does Bacillus sphaericus (and related toxins) kill mosquitoes? The toxin and mode of action
Darboux, I., Nielsen-Leroux, C., Charles, J.-F. and Pauron, D., 2001. The
receptor of Bacillus sphaericus binary toxin in Culex pipiens (Diptera:
Culicidae) midgut: molecular cloning and expression. Insect Biochemistry
and Molecular Biology 31: 981-990.
Mosquitoes and resistance to Bacillus sphaericus
Why Bacillus sphaericus?
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