Representative Microbial Insecticides


Pathogen Brand Names Host Range
Bacteria
Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki Biobit, Javelin, Thuricide, Dipel Lepidopteran larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis var. aizawai Certan, Xentari, Agree, Florbac Lepidopteran larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis Teknar, Bactimos, Vectobac Dipteran larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis var. tenebrionis Trident II, M-Trak Coleopteran larvae
Bacillus popillae Doom, Japidemic, Milky Spore Disease Scarab beetle larvae
 
Protozoa
Nosema locustae Hopper Stopper, NOLO bait, Noloc Grasshoppers and Crickets
 
Fungi
Beauveria bassiana (under development) Larvae of soil dwelling insects
Hirsutella thompsoni Mycar Phytophagous mites
Lagenidium giganteum (under development) Mosquito larvae
 
Viruses
Nuclear polyhedrosis viruses Gypchek, Virox, Neochek-S, Virtuss Lepidopteran larvae
Granulosis virus Decyde Codling moth larvae
 
Nematodes
Steinernema feltiae Biosafe, Scanmask Soil- and wood-dwelling larvae
Heterorhabditis heliothidis Bioquest Soil-dwelling larvae