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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: ANTIINSECTAN PROPERTIES OF THE FUNGAL PROTEIN RESTRICTOCIN)

Author
item Dowd, Patrick
item Brandhorst, Tristan
item Kenealy, William

Submitted to: Entomological Society of America Proceedings
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/21/1995
Publication Date: N/A
Citation:

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Structures of Aspergillus restrictus containing high levels of restrictocin were resistant to feeding by Carpophilus freemani compared to equivalent structures of non-restrictocin-producing Aspergillus nidulans. At 1000 ppm, restrictocin was toxic to larvae of C. freemani and S. frugiperda and antifeedant to S. zeamais, but did not affect adult C. freemani or H. zea larvae.

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