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Scientists of the UGR obtain a bioinsecticide to control the Mediterranean fruit fly
Date:10/22/2009

-, the alternative of biological control is gaining prominence and is becoming a new exploitation field.

In this sense, the results obtained by the scientists from Granada are promising, as at present there is not any bio-insecticide in the market based on bacteria and active against this plague. In addition, this is a new technique for the of the Mediterranean fruit fly, environmentally friendly, non-toxic, easy to produce, and can be supplied by conventional methods.

The researchers maintain that the development of a commercial product based on these bacteria will mean an important advance for the agricultural industry.


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Contact: Susana Vlchez Tornero
svt@ugr.es
34-620-316-560
University of Granada
Source:Eurekalert

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