Table 2.

Microbial pesticides registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as of 1997

AgentActive ingredient(s)CropYr registeredNo. of productsTarget pest
Bacterium B. popilliae, B. lentimorbus 19482Japanese beetle larva
B. thuringiensis subsp.kurstaki 1961127Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp.israelensis 198126Dipteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. Berliner19841Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp.tenebrionis 19886Coleopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstakiEG234819894Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstakiEG242419891Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstakiEG237119903Lepidopteran larva
B. sphaericus 19911Dipteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. aizawaiGC-9119922Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp.aizawai 19922Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstakiBMP12319935Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstakiEG767319952Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstakiEG767319952Colorado potato beetle
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstakiEG784119961Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstakiEG782619963Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstakiM20019961Lepidopteran larva
Nonviable microbial pesticide
B. thuringiensis subsp.kurstaki delta-endotoxin in killed P. fluorescens 19912Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. san diego delta-endotoxin in killed P. fluorescens 19911Coleopteran larva
B. thuringiensis Cry1Ac and Cry1C delta-endotoxin in killed P. fluorescens 19951Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki Cry1C delta-endotoxin in killed P. fluorescens 19961Lepidopteran larva
Plant pesticide B. thuringiensis Cry3A delta-endotoxinPotato19951Colorado potato beetle
B. thuringiensis Cry1Ab delta-endotoxinCorn19952Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis Cry1Ac delta-endotoxinCotton19951Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis Cry1Ab delta-endotoxinCorn19962Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki delta-endotoxin from HD-1-derived plasmid vector pZ01502Corn19962Lepidopteran larva
B. thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki Cry1Ac delta-endotoxinCorn19971Lepidopteran larva