• Effectiveness of beta-exotoxin ofBacillus thuringiensis var.thuringiensis on the ability ofMeloidogyne sp. from brinjal (Solanum melongena L.) to survive

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      Bacillus thuringiensis var.thuringiensis; Meloidogyne sp; beta-exotoxin; Wheat bran; rice bran; farm yard manure

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      Beta-exotoxin produced byBacillus thuringiensis var.thuringiensis grown in the acid hydrolysates of wheat and rice brans caused 95% and 85% mortality respectively ofMeloidogyne sp. as against 72% of β-exotoxin produced on farm yard manure within 7 days. Acid hydrolysate of wheat or rice bran and solid farm yard manure proved to be the best media for growth ofB. thuringiensis var.thuringiensis.

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      G P Rai1 2 R S Rana1

      1. Department of Microbiology, College of Basic Sciences and Humanities, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar - 263 145
      2. Division of Microbiology, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow - 226 001
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