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Review of Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (BTK) for use in forest pest management programs in Ontario - with special emphasis on the aquatic environment

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dc.contributor.author Surgeoner, G. A.
dc.contributor.author Farkas, M. J.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-08T16:19:41Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-08T16:19:41Z
dc.date.copyright 1990
dc.date.created 1990-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/15577
dc.description.abstract This review focuses on the aquatic ecosystem effects of Btk as they relate to the control of insect infestations on crown lands. The review also considers the effects of Btk on non-target terrestrial biota (wildlife and humans) as they relate to the exposure of these lifeforms through the contact and ingestion of contaminated water and/or biota.
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Ontario Ministry of the Environment
dc.rights Queen's Printer for Ontario, Crown Copyright, Non-Commercial Use Permitted
dc.rights.uri https://www.ontario.ca/page/copyright-information-c-queens-printer-ontario
dc.subject Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki
dc.subject biological insecticide
dc.subject insect infestations
dc.subject pest management
dc.subject water quality
dc.subject host specificity
dc.subject mode of action
dc.subject mutagenicity
dc.subject application
dc.subject aquatic toxicity
dc.subject health effects
dc.title Review of Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (BTK) for use in forest pest management programs in Ontario - with special emphasis on the aquatic environment
dc.type Report
dc.rights.holder Queen's Printer for Ontario
dc.contributor.affiliation Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph


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