The Role of Entomopathogenic Bacillus Thuringiensis: Is It Only Insect Pathogen?
|Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, CP 72570 Puebla, Mexico|
|Corresponding Author :||Estibaliz Sansinenea
Facultad de Ciencias Químicas
Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, CP 72570 Puebla, Mexico
E-mail: [email protected]
|Received November 16, 2012; Accepted November 20, 2012; Published November 23, 2012|
|Citation: Sansinenea E (2012) The Role of Entomopathogenic Bacillus thuringiensis: Is It Only Insect Pathogen?. Biochem Pharmacol 1:e136. doi:10.4172/2167-0501.1000e136|
|Copyright: © 2012 Sansinenea E. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
The use of biopesticides, as a component of integrated pest management (IPM), has been gaining acceptance over the world. An entomopathogenic organism should be highly specific and effective against the target pest and should demonstrate the potential to be successfully processed by continuous production technology.