Tob. Reporter, 1994, 121-5, p. 59-61.,Tob. Sci. 1994, 38, p. 35-7, ISSN.0361-5693
Reduced population growth and delayed development of the cigarette beetle (Coleoptera: anobiidae) due to thuringiensin
USDA-ARS, Oxford, NC, USA
Three formulations of thuringiensis, the heat-stable á-exotoxin of Bacillus thuringiensis , were incorporated into diet medium (finely ground tobacco) of first instar cigarette beetles, Lasioderma serricorne (F.). At 15 and 60 ppm (wt a.i./wt diet...