Brevibacillus agri, a pathogenic bacterium of Malacosoma neustria (Lepidoptera : Lasiocampidae)


Aslan I., Coruh S., Ozbek H., Yaman M. , Sahin F.

FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, cilt.14, ss.98-100, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Dergi Adı: FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.98-100

Özet

Malacosoma neustria (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) is one of the important agricultural pests in Turkey. A bacterial pathogen of M. neustria was isolated and characterized to find an effective and safe bacterial agent for its biological control. The isolated bacteria were identified as Brevibacillus agri and show a high toxicity to the larvae of M. neustria.