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Genetically engineered baculoviruses for forest insect management applications

Genetically engineered baculoviruses for forest insect management applications

a Canadian Forest Service discussion paper.


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Published by Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Science Branch in Ottawa .
Written in English

  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Spruce budworm -- Biological control -- Canada.,
    • Forest insects -- Biological control -- Canada.,
    • Recombinant baculoviruses -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBaculovirus génétiquement modifiés en vue d"applications en gestion des insectes forestiers
      ContributionsCanadian Forest Service. Science Branch.
      LC ClassificationsSB945.S7 G45 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17, 18 p. :
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL486922M
      ISBN 100662631781
      LC Control Number98216476

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Genetically engineered baculoviruses for forest insect management applications. Ottawa: Natural Resources Canada, Genetically engineered baculoviruses for forest insect management applications book. 10 rows  Baculoviruses (Baculoviridae) Releases of such genetically-engineered baculoviruses.

Baculoviruses are commonly used as protein expression vectors (Summers, Genetically engineered baculoviruses for forest insect management applications book and as effective and highly selective biopesticides for the protection of field crops and forest (Kamita et al., neered Baculoviruses for Forest Insect Management Applications: a Can a- dian Forest Service Discussion Paper, Canadian Forest Service, Ottawa, Ca- nada, pp Genetically Engineered Baculoviruses for Forest Insect Management Applications - Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service (CFS) has been involved for many years in research and development on technologies designed to control the Eastern Spruce Budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana) caterpillar.

Most recently this R&D has been focused on. This chapter includes discussion Genetically engineered baculoviruses for forest insect management applications book the pros and cons for use of baculoviruses as insecticides, and progress made in genetic enhancement of baculoviruses for improved insecticidal efficacy.

These viruses are used extensively for control of insect pests in a diverse range of agricultural and forest by: Abstract. Hundreds of pathogens of arthropods have been reported in the literature. The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview of those entomopathogens that are used as microbial control agents (MCAs) of Genetically engineered baculoviruses for forest insect management applications book and mite pests of crops, forests, humans and domesticated animals, and Genetically engineered baculoviruses for forest insect management applications book.

Joel Faintuch, Jacob J. Faintuch, in Microbiome and Metabolome in Diagnosis, Therapy, and other Strategic Applications, Genetically Engineered Microorganisms.

Prophylactic and therapeutic applications for genetically modified bacteria are not a new idea. In the early s such proposals were widely debated, even though CRISP/Cas9 (clustered, regularly interspaced, short palindromic.

In addition, baculoviruses offer an ecologically acceptable and effective alternative to chemicals for the control of forest and agricultural insect pests (8, 9). Their demonstrated safety as expression vectors and pest management tools is the result of limited host specificity Cited by: Straussâ s research inter- ests are genomics, biotechnology, and biosafety issues related to the use of genetically engineered forest trees, and his current research focuses on modifying the architecture, chemistry, and flowering of poplars for wood, bioproduct, and energy uses.

History • The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was founded •Quality (CEQ, ) coined the term IPM “Integrated Pest Management” Council on Environmental Quality: Increase in IPM research- Beginning of genetic engineering applications in agriculture 's: New genetically engineered Bt crops (corn.

Michael Allen is Chairman and Professor, Department of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Riverside. His research focuses on the biology and ecology of microbial-plant-soil interactions. Allen documents how natural succession occurs following disturbances of soil and studies ways to use spatial structure of plants to enhance recovery of soil organisms.

The study of insect pathogens became established as a distinct discipline in the late s. In the ~65 years that followed, forest pest management was the main theatre for the development and practice of insect pathology in by: 9.

Microorganisms in Biological Pest Control — A Review (Bacterial Toxin Application and Effect of Environmental Factors) By Canan Usta accounts for more than 10 percent of all insect pathogenic viruses.

Baculoviruses are rod-shaped particles which contain DNA. The toxin genes have also been genetically engineered into several crop Cited by: Biological control or biocontrol is a method of controlling pests such as insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases using other organisms.

It relies on predation, parasitism, herbivory, or other natural mechanisms, but typically also involves an active human management can be an important component of integrated pest management (IPM) programs.

There are three basic strategies for. Alternatives to Synthetic Chemical Insecticides for Use in Crucifer Crops replacing them with alternative control methods and the second is to reduce the number of spray applications by spraying when necessary rather than on a routine basis.

P.D. & Oakeshott. J.G. The potential of genetically engineered baculoviruses for insect. pesticides are the Bacillus thuringiensis-based (Bt-based) microbial pesticides with current sales of about $ than 40% of Bt sales are in the United States.

Rapid growth of Bt-based biopesticides is occurring as replacements of competitive chemical products that are being banned or phased out in environmentally sensitive areas, in consumer and export markets in which concerns. Similar applications are being developed in relation to wastewater and industrial effluent treatment.

• Plants engineered for increased tolerance to environmental factors Plants can be genetically engineered tu increase their tolerance to such limiting environmental factors as salinity, drought, sensitivity to heavy metal toxicity, pests, etc.

Therefore, reducing survival and reproduction of genetically modified organisms may be the best way to contain them under field conditions. For example, baculoviruses introduced for insect control have been engineered to increase their speed of kill (increasing effectiveness) and reduce their survival (increasing safety).Cited by: Genetically Engineered Trees & Risk Assessment: An overview of risk assessment and risk management issues [] Author's Abstract: Trees differ in a number of important characteristics from field crops, and these characteristics are also relevant for any risk assessment of genetically engineered (GE) trees.

Since the development of methods for inserting and expressing genes in baculoviruses, a line of research has focused on developing recombinant baculoviruses that express insecticidal peptides and proteins. These recombinant viruses have been engineered with the goal of improving their pesticidal potential by shortening the time required for infection to kill or incapacitate insect pests and Cited by: Abstract Baculoviruses, among other insect viruses, are regarded as safe and selective bioinsecticides, restricted to invertebrates.

They have been used worldwide against many insect pests, mainly Lepidoptera. Their application as microbial pesticides, however, has not met their potential to control pests in crops, forests, and pastures, with the exception of the nuclear polyhedrosis virus of.

Thus, large tracts of forest could become unavailable to insect herbivores if the dominant tree species have transgenes for resistance. Reduced insect populations could then lead to declines in insectivorous birds and other predators that often regulate populations of leaf-chewing forest insects (e.g., Holmes et al.Marquis and Whelan ).

The results of this project will enhance our understanding of insect-plant-microbe interactions. Impacts also include new targets for management of Asian longhorned beetle and a promising biological control agent for hemlock woolly adelgid. Results from this project will contribute to protecting natural resources and the environment in the U.S.

and around the world by improving our. This project will establish a predictive model for the survival capacity, genetic stability, and potential for gene transfer for genetically engineered baculoviruses. "Development of Methodology to Evaluate the Effects of Microbial Pesticides on Mycorrhizal Symbioses" (Linderman, USDA-ARS, Horticul- tural Crops Research Laboratory, Corvallis.

''560ominally a second edition of the text, Insect Pathology by Tanada and Kaya (), but differs significantly from this earlier book in scope, organization, content and authorship.

The current book is organized into 13 chapters, each authored by very well-chosen experts in their respective fields. Baculoviruses are widely encountered in nature and a great deal of data is available about their safety and biology. Recently, these versatile, insect-specific viruses have demonstrated their usefulness in various biotechnological applications including protein production and gene transfer.

Multiple in vitro and in vivo studies exist and support their use as gene delivery vehicles in Cited by: biotechnological approaches for pest management and ecological sustainability hari c.

sharma _cindd iii 11/12/ pm. Full text of "The GMO Handbook [electronic resource]: Genetically Modified Animals, Microbes, and Plants in Biotechnology" See other formats.

Genetically Engineered Forest Trees – Identifying Priorities for Ecological Risk Assessment Source / Year: Institute of Forest Biotechnology (IFB) / Description: This publication is a compilation of research presentations, identified knowledge gaps, and ideas for next steps in answering ecological risk questions about genetically.

Inthe Forest Pest Management Institute of Forestry Canada initiated a project to assist in the commercialization of one class of microbial control agents, the insect viruses. Traditionally, virus production has always been a cottage industry; this level of production was notoriously inefficient, expensive and not attractive for.

Agricultural Pests. Arthropods are the most successful and diverse group of animals, with an estimated –10 million global species [].While only aro species are recognised as crop pests, approximately 14% of global crop loss and 20% of damage to stored food grains are due to insects [2,3].This results in an estimated USD billion in damage each year [].Cited by: Baculoviruses are one of the methods that may be developed as alternative insecticides, and a review is in Chemistry & Industry (6 April ), Some of the registered preparations are already well established commercial products, and genetically engineered versions can be expected to be commercialised soon also.

the behavior and effects of genetically engineered organisms. In addition, the public must be educated about biotechnology. These efforts are essential to support future applications of biotechnology and to adequately inform regulators and the public about both the File Size: 1MB.

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Biological control or biocontrol is a method of controlling pests such as insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases using other organisms. It relies on predation, parasitism, herbivory, or other natural mechanisms, but typically also involves an active human management can be an important component of integrated pest management (IPM) programs.

The Egyptian cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) is an important pest causes extensive economic losses in many cultivated crops all over the world. The viruses within the family Baculoviridae are specific pathogens of insects.

The nucleopolyhedroviruses (NPVs), 1 of the 2 genera of this family, have been isolated from many insect orders, primarily from the : Yasmein E. Ahmed, Shimaa M. Desoky, Marwa M. El-Sabagh, Ahmed R. Sofy. Inthe first field release of a genetically engineered virus was accomplished by H.

Alan Wood, in collaboration with a Cornell scientist. Enhancins, capable of destroying the gut lining of insects, enabling viruses to kill the insect, was discovered by Robert R.

Granados and was licensed to industry. Baculoviruses are also being promoted for gene therapy and it is clear the GM insect control viruses are liable to infect human nly scorpion toxin in the brain may be the next best thing to the roundup ready brain.

Regulators study the GM application without discussing human applications and probable injury. Baculovirus Vectors. Nate Heller invested years in the pest business and started and sold a number of pest control businesses.

He now operates his well-known Pest Control Profits website in which he teaches people exactly how to grow, manage and start and benefit from their very own pest control business/5.

As pdf pathogens, they adhere to the insect cuticle and penetrate pdf to the insect haemocoel using a variety of cuticlehydrolysing enzymes. Once in the insect haemocoel, they are able to survive and replicate within, and/or evade, phagocytic haemocyte cells circulating in the haemolymph (Michael et al.

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