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Baculovirus - the struggle for biological control

, : Baculovirus - the struggle for biological control. Lavoura Arrozeira 41(377): 20-21

The use and relative cost of the entomopathogenic virus Baculovirus anticarsia for the control of the noctuid Anticarsia gemmatalis in soyabeans in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul are briefly discussed.

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