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    • Bacterially expressed dsRNA induces Varroa destructor gene knockdown by honey bee-mediated oral administration 

      Muntaabski, Irina; Scannapieco, Alejandra Carla; Liendo, María Clara; Niz, José María; Russo, Romina Maria; Salvador, Ricardo (Taylor and Francis, 2022-02)
      The ectoparasite Varroa destructor causes serious losses of Apis mellifera colonies and negatively impacts the beekeeping industry around the world. New control methods have been proposed based on the RNA interference ...
    • Genetic variants in Argentinean isolates of Spodoptera frugiperda Multiple Nucleopolyhedrovirus 

      Niz, José María; Salvador, Ricardo; Ferrelli, María Leticia; Sciocco, Alicia Ines; Romanowski, Víctor; Berretta, Marcelo Facundo (Springer, 2020)
      The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (JE Smith) is a key pest in the Americas. Control strategies are mainly carried out by use of chemical insecticides and transgenic crops expressing Bacillus thuringiensis toxins. ...
    • Genomic diversity in a population of Spodoptera frugiperda nucleopolyhedrovirus 

      Masson, Tomás; Fabre, María Laura; Pidre, Matias Luis; Niz, José María; Berretta, Marcelo Facundo; Romanowski, Víctor; Ferrelli, María Leticia (Elsevier, 2021-06)
      Spodoptera frugiperda multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus (SfMNPV) represents a strong candidate to develop environmental-friendly pesticides against the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), a widespread pest that poses a ...
    • RNAi Expression in Cotton for Control of Herbivorous Insects 

      Salvador, Ricardo; Maskin, Laura; Niz, José María; Turica, Mariana Daniela; Pedarros, Analía Soledad; Hopp, Horacio Esteban; Lewi, Dalia Marcela (Springer, 2022)
      Cultivated cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) is heavily attacked by various species of insects worldwide and breeding of new varieties resistant to pests is still a hard battle to win. RNAi technology is an important reverse ...
    • Utilización regional de baculovirus en el control de plagas hortícolas 

      Salvador, Ricardo; Niz, José María; Pedarros, Analía Soledad; Quintana, Graciela Mabel (Ediciones INTA, 2021-12)
      Los baculovirus son patógenos aislados de insectos, principalmente del orden Lepidoptera. Se caracterizan por su alta especificidad, pues poseen un espectro de hospedadores reducido, y por ser inocuos para artrópodos ...