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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Using a high-powered compound microscope, plant pathologist Lynn Carta examines the head and neck of a nematode. Related nematodes ingested bacteria containing Bt toxins that killed them. Nematode-specific toxins like Bt may be used as a future biocontrol.

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Last Modified: 6/27/2017
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