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Recent advances in our knowledge of baculovirus molecular biology and its relevance for the registration of baculovirus-based products for insect pest population control. 2012. Lapointe, R., Thumbi, D., and Lucarotti, C.J. Pages 481-522 (Chapter 21) in S. Soloneski and M.L. Larramendy, editors. Integrated Pest Management and Pest Control - Current and Future Tactics. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia.

Year: 2012

Issued by: Atlantic Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 33321

Language: English

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In this review of baculoviruses, we discuss how baculovirus evolution, host range determination and pathogenesis have contributed to their inherent safety for nontarget organisms including humans.