Microbial-Based Biopesticides

Methods and Protocols

  • Travis R. Glare
  • Maria E. Moran-Diez

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1477)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. María E. Morán-Diez, Travis R. Glare
    Pages 1-10
  3. Screening, Isolation and Identification of Potential Biological Control Agents

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Artemio Mendoza-Mendoza, Annabel Clouston, Jin-Hua Li, Maria Fernanda Nieto-Jacobo, Nicholas Cummings, Johanna Steyaert et al.
      Pages 13-20
  4. Evaluating Mode of Action of Microorganisms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Johanna Steyaert, Emily Hicks, Janaki Kandula, Diwakar Kandula, Hossein Alizadeh, Mark Braithwaite et al.
      Pages 23-35
  5. Mass Production and Formulations: Bacteria

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Craig R. Bunt, Sally Price, John Hampton, Scott Stelting
      Pages 49-57
  6. Mass Production and Formulations: Fungi

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Octavio Loera-Corral, Javier Porcayo-Loza, Roberto Montesinos-Matias, Ernesto Favela-Torres
      Pages 61-69
    3. Mark A. Jackson, Angela R. Payne
      Pages 71-83
  7. Mass Production and Formulations: Viruses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Steven Reid, Leslie C. L. Chan, Leila Matindoost, Charlotte Pushparajan, Gabriel Visnovsky
      Pages 95-117
  8. Mass Production and Formulations: Nematodes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Arne Peters
      Pages 121-135
    3. David I. Shapiro-Ilan, Juan A. Morales-Ramos, M. Guadalupe Rojas
      Pages 137-158
  9. Monitoring of Applied Microbes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
  10. Quality Control, Safety, and Registration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Peter Cheong, Travis R. Glare, Michael Rostás, Stephen R. Haines
      Pages 177-189
    3. Judith Taibon, Hermann Strasser
      Pages 191-209
    4. Travis R. Glare, Roma L. Gwynn, Maria E. Moran-Diez
      Pages 211-221
  11. Johanna Steyaert, Emily Hicks, Janaki Kandula, Diwakar Kandula, Hossein Alizadeh, Mark Braithwaite et al.
    Pages E1-E1
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 223-224

About this book


This volume focuses on the developmental areas of biopesticides: production, formulation, application and field efficacy.  Chapters guide readers through methods and techniques on environmental, mammalian, safety, and registration.  Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.


Authoritative and cutting-edge, Microbial-Based Biopesticides aims to ensure successful results in the further study of this vital field.


biopesticides microbe pest population microbial-based pesticides molecular methods

Editors and affiliations

  • Travis R. Glare
    • 1
  • Maria E. Moran-Diez
    • 2
  1. 1.Bio-Protection Research CentreLincoln UniversityLincolnNew Zealand
  2. 2.Bio-Protection Research CentreLincoln UniversityLincolnNew Zealand

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-6365-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-6367-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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