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Title: Cross infectivity of baculovirus, Spilarctia obliqua nuclear polyhedrosis virus against mulberry pest, Porthesia xanthorrhoea Kollar
Authors: Varatharajan, R
Singh, M Ingobi
Reeta, L
Keywords: Baculovirus
Microbial control
Mulberry pest
Nuclear polyhedrosis virus
Porthesia xanthorrhoea
Spilarctia obliqua
Issue Date: May-2006
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: Spilarctia obliqua nucleopolyhedrosis virus (SoNPV) has been found effective against S. obliqua (Walker) as well as Porthesia xanthorrhoea Kollar. LC50 concentration of S. obliqua SoNPV against S. obliqua and P. xanthorrhoea was 2.5×104 and 3.7×104 POBs/ml, respectively. LT50 of SoNPV against S. obliqua was 5.73 days, while it was 6.98 days for P. xanthorrhoea. Cross infectivity of SoNPV against P. xanthorrhoea and ease of its mass production may make it an ideal biopesticide.
Description: 419-421
ISSN: 0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJEB Vol.44(05) [May 2006]

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