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- Fernandes, João B., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Agricultural and forest entomology 2017 v.19 no.4 pp. 408-417
- Diabrotica speciosa; Enterobacteriales; Pseudomonadales; bacteria; cluster analysis; crops; desorption; digestive system; genes; genomics; insect pests; intestinal microorganisms; ionization; matrix-assisted laser desorption-ionization mass spectrometry; pest control; proteomics; rearing; ribosomal RNA; sequence analysis; South America
- ... Resistance development in pest insects has guided the advance of cleaner and more effective strategies for pest control. An interesting and promising strategy is the manipulation of insects via their gut microbiota. To evaluate the feasibility of this strategy, Diabrotica speciosa, a highly polyphagous pest insect from South America that causes substantial damage to several important crops, was re ...