Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (entomopathogen)

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Air Tractor 400 spraying of Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (Foray 76B) for gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) control in Claiborne Co. TN (Author: John H. Ghent, USDA Forest Service)
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Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (entomopathogen)

This variety of Bacillus thuringiensis is very common and is being used against pests from certain Lepidoptera families (e.g. Plutellidae and Tortricidae) and is produced commercially. It contains the endotoxin Cry1A.

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