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Microbial Insecticides: Principles and Applications $295.00
Editors: J. Francis Borgio (St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore, India) K. Sahayaraj (St. Xavier’s College, Tamil Nadu, India) I. Alper Susurluk (Uludag University, Turkey)
Book Description:
The field of microbial insecticides encompasses the highly diverse life forms bacteria, fungi, nematodes and viruses. They play an essential role in the management of pests in cultivated crops and play a crucial role in the life of farmers and agricultural industry. This new book provides a single reference volume with appeal to all levels and fields, including those working in research, teaching, government and industries. (Imprint: Nova Press)

Table of Contents:

Contributor list

Part I: Entomopathogenic fungi

Chapter 1: Isolation, Identification and Preservation;pp. 1-28
(Cafer Eken, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey)

Chapter 2: Biological control potential of Entomopathogenic Fungi;pp. 29-46
(Toledo Andrea Vanesa, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Chapter 3: Mass production of Entomopathoenic Fungi;pp. 47-70
J. Francis Borgio, S. Sahayaraj, St. Joseph's College, Bangalore, India and others)

Chapter 4: Enzymology of Entomopathogenic Fungi;pp. 71-92
(Richard Ian Samuels, Adao Valmir dos Santos, Carlos Peres Silva, State University of North Fluminense-UENF, Brazil and others)

Chapter 5: Proteomic analysis of Entomopathogenic Fungi Secretion;pp. 93-106
(Simoni C. Dias, Octavio L. Franco, Pos-Graduacao em Ciencia)

Chapter 6: Innocuity and toxicity of Entomopathogenic Fungi;pp. 107-120
(C. Toriello, A. Perez-Torres, H. Navarro-Barranco, V. Hernandez-Velazquez, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico and others)

Chapter 7: Phylogenetic analysis of Entomopathogenic Fungi;pp. 121-148
(Milton A. Typas, Vassili N. Kouvelis, University of Athens, Greece)

Part II: Entomopathogenic nematodes

Chapter 8: Ecology of Entopathogenic Nematodes;pp. 151-192
(Ho Yul Choo, Sang Myeong Lee, Dong Woon Lee, Hyeong Hwan Kim, Gyeonsang National University, Republic of Korea and others)

Chapter 9: Isolation, Identification, Characterization and Preservation of Entomopathogenic Nematodes;pp. 193-210
(I. Alper Susurluk, Uludag University, Nilufer-Bursa, Turkey)

Chapter 10: Mode of Action and Field Efficacy of Entomopathogenic Nematodes;pp. 211-236
(Atwa A. Atwa, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, King of Saudi Arabia and others)

Chapter 11: Genetics of Entomopathogenic Nematodes;pp. 237-254
(You-Jin Hao, Mitzi Flores-Ponce, Rafael Montiel, Universidade dos Acores, Azores, Portugal and others)

Part III: Entomopathogenic viruses

Chapter 12: Biological control potential of Entomopathogenic Viruses;pp. 257-279
(Neiva Knaak, Lidia Mariana Fiuza, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS Brasil)

Chapter 13: Mass production technology Entopathogenic Viruses;pp. 281-305
(Ali Mehrvar, University of Maragheh, East-Azerbaijan, Iran)

Part IV: Entomopathogenic bacteria

Chapter 14: Bioassay procedures and mass production technology of entomopathogenic bacteria;pp. 309-327
(Ninfa Maria Rosas-Garcia, Laboratorio de Biotecnologia Ambiental, del Maestro s/n Reynosa, Tamp. Mexico)

Chapter 15: Biological control potential of Entomopathogenic Bacteria;pp. 329-355
(Xiaoyi Wu, Jichao Fang, Huifnag Wang,Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Janjing, Jiangsu, China and others)

Chapter 16: Restriction-modification systemsin Bacillus Thuringiensis;pp. 357-371
(Vladimir E. Repin, Institute of chemical biology and fundamental medicine, Novosibirsk, Russia)

Part V: Interactions

Chapter 17: Microorganisms as biocontrol agents and their interaction with nematodes;pp.375-432
(E. Karimi, G.S. Jouzani, Yadollah Dalvand, Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran, Karaj)

Chapter 18: Control of Arthropod Pests of Tropical Tree Fruit with Entomopathogens;pp. 433-472
(Claudia Dolinski, Lawrence A. Lacey, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro, Brazil and others)


      Insects and Other Terrestrial Arthropods: Biology, Chemistry and Behavior
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - C) 492pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-770-9
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