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  • n. Any naturally-occurring (rather than synthetic) pesticide

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Examples

  • The EPA characterizes DEET and picaridin as conventional repellents, while oil of lemon eucalyptus is a "biopesticide repellent," meaning it is created from natural materials like plants.

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  • At the end of 2001, there were approximately 195 registered biopesticide active ingredients and 780 products.

    Types of pesticides

  • If Bt becomes ineffective as an implanted pest control strategy within one insect generation, then organic farmers will be robbed of a valuable biopesticide.

    Opportunities and risks of genetically modified crops in Africa

  • The soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis, from which endotoxin (Bt) genes are extracted and widely incorporated into GM crops as biopesticide, is a close relative of the anthrax bacterium, Bacillus anthracis, and exchanges genes with it.

    Opportunities and risks of genetically modified crops in Africa

  • Our goal is to attain industrial level production of these biopesticide products.

    Proceedings of Fourth PCC Congress Reported

  • A biopesticide known as BTK will be sprayed from low-flying aircraft to kill the caterpillars before they can do much damage.

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  • He was then appointed Project Director for MIT's acquired rights to a new product-ProVectorTM-a biopesticide designed to attract and kill mature mosquitoes.

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  • John Sabia is the CFO of Medical Infusion Technologies (MIT), developer of the ProVector-an innovative biopesticide device that is working to solve the infectious-disease problems in regions such as Haiti.

    Political Pistachio

  • Marrone Bio Innovations, details some of the 245 registered biopesticide active ingredients used in a wide array of pest management products.

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  • The company's efforts include development of a biopesticide to control invasive zebra and quagga mussels fouling freshwater ecosystems and a microbial-based weed killer for rice and cereal crop production.

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