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A new medium for Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner.

Nagamma, M. V. and Raghunathan, A. N. and Majumder, S. K. (1972) A new medium for Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner. Journal of Applied Bacteriology, 35. pp. 367-370.

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Abstract

SUMMARYA. new solid medium for culturing Bacillus thuringiensis consists of groundnut cake, 10%; tamarind kernel powder, 1.5% and agar, 0.5%. The quantity of agar in the medium could be decreased from 1.5 to 0.5 % by adding tamarind kernel powder. A spore yield (85 % sporulation) of 3.2 g/l was obtained. Bacterial sporesproduced on the new solid medium were pathogenic to the larvae of the almond moth, Cadru mutellu.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bacillus thuringiensis, insect pests, solid medium
Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 07 Life Sciences > 04 Microbiology > 02 Bacteriology
600 Technology > 03 Agriculture > 05 Insect/Pest Control
Divisions: Food Microbiology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 24 May 2016 09:52
Last Modified: 24 May 2016 09:52
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/2494

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