EPPO Global Database

Bacillus thuringiensis(BACITH)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BACITH
  • Preferred name: Bacillus thuringiensis
  • Authority: Berliner

Notes

B. thuringiensis is a pathogen of insect larvae, used in their biological control. Different serovars infect different insect groups (lepidoptera, coleoptera, diptera)