• strains
  • New strains of Bt are developed and introduced over time as insects develop resistance to Bt, or the desire occurs to force mutations to modify organism characteristics or to use homologous recombinant genetic engineering to improve crystal size and increase pesticidal activity or broaden the host range of Bt and obtain more effective formulations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Iran
  • In 1986, Moazami managed a joint project of the Iranian Research Organisation for Science and Technology (IROST) with UNDP and UNESCO, evaluated "the feasibility of producing and using Bacillus thiringiensis to control malaria vectors in southern Iran. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Soft" chemical controls include thymol (marketed as ApiLife-VAR and Apiguard), sucrose octanoate esters (marketed as Sucrocide), oxalic acid and formic acid (sold in gel packs as Mite-Away, but also used in other formulations). (wikipedia.org)