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- Gao, Yulin; Jurat‐Fuentes, Juan Luis; Oppert, Brenda; Fabrick, Jeffrey A; Liu, Chenxi; Gao, Jianhua; Lei, Zhongren
- Pest management science 2011 v.67 no.9 pp. 1076
- Bacillus thuringiensis; Crioceris duodecimpunctata; Lepidoptera; Phaedon; Tenebrio molitor; bacterial insecticides; bacterial toxins; cadherins; crystal proteins; insect pests; insecticidal properties; insecticidal proteins; larvae; mortality; receptors; toxicity
- ... BACKGROUND: Biopesticides containing Cry insecticidal proteins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) are effective against many lepidopteran pests, but there is a lack of Bt‐based pesticides for efficient control of important coleopteran pests. Based on the reported increase in Bt toxin oligomerization by a polypeptide from the Cry3Aa receptor cadherin in Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Ten ...