Potential of betabaculoviruses to control the tomato leafminer Tuta absoluta (Meyrick).- Academic Article uri icon


  • The tomato leafminer Tuta absoluta (Meyrick 1917) (Lepidoptera:Gelechiidae) is a devastating pest, causing losses of up to 100%. An interesting tool for its control is the use of the insect specific viruses of Baculoviridae family. Despite its high potential, its use on T. absoluta larvae has been poorly studied. In this work, Colombian granuloviruses VG013 and VG003 isolated from T.

Fecha de publicación

  • 2017