2 edition of Baculoviruses for insect pest control found in the catalog.
Baculoviruses for insect pest control
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
|Statement||edited by Max Summers ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Summers, Max., United States. Environmental Protection Agency., United States. Dept. of Agriculture.|
|LC Classifications||SB942 .B3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 186 p. :|
|Number of Pages||186|
|LC Control Number||75036871|
Biological control or biocontrol is a method of controlling pests such as insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases using other organisms. It relies on predation, parasitism, herbivory, or other natural mechanisms, but typically also involves an active human management can be an important component of integrated pest management (IPM) programs.. There are three basic strategies . Baculoviruses are widely used both as protein expression vectors and as insect pest control agents.. This video shows how lepidopteran Drosophila Development and Reproduction, a JoVE Science Education video explaining more about about the context of larvae" >larvae can be infected with microapplicator techniques in the gut with baculovirus polyhedra and in the Cited by: 5.
“natural” pest control? 2. Baculoviruses – Most promising of viruses of insect pests. – Controls 39 insect pests in forestry (16) and agriculture (23). – Like B.t., these do not affect vertebrates or plants, only arthropods; so safe for environment and man. – Slow kill; at best 4 days, worst = weeks; feeding slows as death. Baculoviruses have been used as biological control agents with success against various insect pests. Viruses belonging to other families have been proposed for use and are under evaluation for safety, specificity, and efficacy on the control of their insect hosts. Viruses has published a Special Issue on this topic (). Since then, our.
This book covers integrated pest management (IPM) from multidisciplinary, multicountry and multifaceted components in terms of holistic and unified IPM systems and its implementation in various fields concerned with pest management. Microbial control of crop pests using insect viruses. driven forward for baculoviruses. Therefore, the. While soybean ranked 2nd among U.S. crops in farm value in with over 67 million acres planted in , U.S. dominance of global soybean markets has eroded, in part because of increased production in Brazil. Farmers in Brazil protect soybean using a variety of low cost pest control strategies, which include the baculovirus AgMNPV. AgMNPV as a biological control .
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Grzywacz, in Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pests, Abstract. Baculoviruses are pathogens of many insect species that are major agricultural and forest pests.
They have been studied for at least years for their potential as biological control agents and a significant body of knowledge about them has been developed.
The taxonomy, morphology, pathology, and. The commercial production of baculoviruses for pest control using cultured insect hosts is feasible, and the systems and equipment for achieving this are discussed in this chapter.
The rearing and quality systems for ensuring efficient sustainable production are also presented. This is an essential guidebook, providing a comprehensive overview of insect viruses and pest management.
Part One of this volume explores the rationale behind the employment of insect pathogenic viruses in pest control and documents the assessment of biological activity, the ecology of baculoviruses, control strategies, virus production and formulation, and the conduct Cited by: This is an essential guidebook, providing a comprehensive overview of insect viruses and pest management.
Part One of this volume explores the rationale behind the employment of insect pathogenic viruses in pest control and documents the assessment of biological activity, the ecology of baculoviruses, control strategies, virus production and formulation, and the conduct. 10 rows Most insect baculoviruses must be eaten by the host to produce an infection, which Baculoviruses for insect pest control book.
Baculoviridae is a family of viruses. Arthropods, lepidoptera, hymenoptera, diptera, and decapoda serve as natural hosts. There are currently 84 species in this family, divided among four genera. Baculoviruses are known to infect invertebrates, with over host species having been re (larval) forms of moth species are the most common hosts, but these Class: incertae sedis.
This book provides recent contributions of current strategies to control insect pests written by experts in their respective fields. Topics include semiochemicals based insect management techniques, assessment of lethal dose/concentrations, strategies for efficient biological control practices, bioinsecticidal formulations and mechanisms of action involving RNAi technology, Cited by: 2.
Recombinant baculoviruses for insect control Article Literature Review in Pest Management Science 57(10) - October with Reads How we measure 'reads'. 81 Chapter | 4 Baculoviruses and Other Occluded Insect Viruses facilitate s the infection of host midgut cells by disr upting the peritrophi c matrix lining the gut (Mi tsuhashi et al.,2 0 0 7).
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Abstract. Baculoviruses are widely used both as protein expression vectors and as insect pest control agents. This section provides an overview of the baculovirus life cycle and use of baculoviruses as insecticidal by: Alternative strategies for insect pest management were looked and microbial pesticides in particular were noticed as attractive candidates.
Among baculoviruses, the granulosis viruses are highly Author: Pankaj Sood, Amit Choudhary, Chandra Shekhar Prabhakar. The development of insecticide formulations with new mechanisms of action (modes of action, MOAs) is a huge priority for pesticide industry. This priority has become apparent during the last few years after (a) the observed increase in insect resistance for the most widely used active substances and (b) the harmful effects of the excessive use of pesticides on human health, Cited by: 4.
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Goals / Objectives Baculoviruses are the leading viral insect pest control agents presently being developed. The long-term goal of this proposal is to improve the efficacy of baculoviruses as bioinsecticides. In the short term, the determinants for viral host range are being identified and their function assessed in the context of virus gene regulation and DNA replication.
Chapter 4. Baculoviruses and Other Occluded Insect Viruses. Introduction. Classification and Phylogeny. Baculovirus Infection, Replication, Pathology, and Transmission. Use of Baculoviruses for Insect Pest Control. Future Research Directions.
Acknowledgments. REFERENCES. Chapter 5. RNA Viruses Infecting Pest Insects. Baculoviruses are relatively quick acting and lethal among the various insect pathogens infecting globally significant pest species.
Considering the importance of baculoviruses in insect pest management, a review of the research work carried out is presented. Insect Control by Use of Recombinant Baculoviruses Expressing Juvenile Hormone Esterase Natural and Engineered Pest Management Agents () Bryony C.
Bonning, University of California, Davis. Baculoviruses are perhaps unique among viruses in the breadth of their biotechnological applications: these insect specific viruses are used not only for insect pest management purposes, but also as laboratory research tools for production of recombinant proteins and for protein display, and as potential vectors for human gene Edition: 1.
Baculoviruses are widely used both as protein expression vectors and as insect pest control agents. This video shows how lepidopteran larvae can be infected with polyhedra by droplet feeding and diet plug-based bioassays.
This accompanying Springer Protocols section provides an overview of the baculovirus lifecycle and use of baculoviruses as insecticidal agents, Cited by: 8. The publication of the extensive 7-volume work Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science provided library customers and their end-users with a complete reference encompassing important developments and achievements in modern insect science, including reviews on the ecdysone receptor, lipocalins, and bacterial toxins.
One of the most popular areas in Reviews: 1. Biological control of insect pests, plant pathogens and weeds, is the only major alternative to the use of pesticides in agriculture and forestry.
As with all technologies, there are benefits and risks associated with their utilization. This book is the outcome of a unique gathering of specialists to discuss and debate the benefits and risks associated with biological control.1/5(1).