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Notes on the pathogenicity of Bacillus thuringiensis var. thuringiensis Berliner for the earthworm, Lumbricus terrestris Linnaeus. 1961. Smirnoff, W.A.; Heimpel, A.M. J. Insect Pathol. 3(4): 403-408.

Year: 1961

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 15970

Language: English

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The earthworm, Lumbricus terrestris Linnaeus, is susceptible to infection by Bacillus thuringiensis var. thuringiensis Berliner. The bacteria penetrate the gut and enter the body cavity, causing a septicemia.