Genome sequence of Erinnyis ello granulovirus (ErelGV), a natural cassava hornworm pesticide and the first sequenced sphingid-infecting betabaculovirus

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Ardisson-Araújo, Daniel Mendes Pereira; de Melo, Fernando Lucas; Andrade, Miguel de Souza; Sihler, William; Báo, Sonia Nair; Ribeiro, Bergmann Morais; de Souza, Marlinda Lobo;
(2014)

Background Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is the basic source for dietary energy of 500 million people in the world. In Brazil, Erinnyis ello ello (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) is a major pest of cassava crops and a bottleneck for its production. In the 1980s, a naturally occu... View more
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