Be environmental friendly by using insect virus

Increasing public concern about the environmental consequences of the massive use of chemical pesticides and the development of resistances to these products by insects have increased scientists’ interest in finding alternatives for controlling insect pests.

Insects are major pests, not only to agricultural crops but also to domestic animals and humans.

Viruses offer alternatives for safe and environmentally friendly insect pest control, using various strategies. Insect viruses have been used as biological control agents with success against various insect pests. 

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