Name a Genus of Baculovirus. - Biology


Name a genus of baculovirus.



Nucleopolyhedrovirus is a genus of a baculovirus which are efficient biocontrol agents.

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2015-2016 (March) All India Set 1

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With the help of a neat and labelled diagram explain VAM (vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizae).

Trichoderma konigi is a source of _______ enzyme.

(A) invertase

(B) lipase

(C) pectinase

(D) cellulase

Name the type of association that the genus Glomus exhibits with higher plants.

Explain the significant role of the genus Nucleopolyhedrovirus in an ecological sensitive area.

What is VAM?

Why are baculovirus considered good bio-control agents?

Name a genus of fungi that forms a mycorrhizal association with plants.

Give reasons for the following:

Nitrogenous fertilizers are not applied in fields where leguminous crops grow.

Give two examples of microbial pesticides with their hosts.

Give an example of a bacterium, a fungus and an insect that are used as biocontrol agents

Answer the following question: 

Why are the spores of Bacillus thuringiensis used as bioinsecticide? 

Give the biological name of the following:

The microbe used to control insect larvae growing on cotton.

Give the biological name of the following: 

The fungus that is being developed as a bio-control agent.

How does the activity of each one of the following help in organic farming?

Write a note on biocontrol agents.

Select the odd one from given herbicides.

Match the column A with B and rewrite correct pairs

  A B
I Mycoherbicides Cactoblastis
II Bacterial herbicides Alternaria
III Insects as herbicides Xanthomonas

Which of the following statements regarding biocontrol agents are correct?

Which of the following is TRUE regarding Bacillus thuringiensis?

Which of the following can be killed using Nosema locustae?

Which of the following is the INCORRECT statement with respect to biocontrol agents?

From the following which one is NOT a bacterial herbicide?

Which of the following is the host for microbial pesticide Beauveria bassiana?

Which of the following is the INCORRECT statement?

Identify the reason/s due to which Trichoclerma species is a potent biocontrol agent.

Which group features jointed appendages?

Which one of the following statements is WRONG in relation to transgenic Bt cotton plant?

Farmers have reported over 50% higher yield of rice by using which of the following biofertilizers?

Match the items in Column ‘A’ and Column ‘B’ and choose correct answer.

Column I Column II
A. Lady bird i. Methano bacterium
B. Mycorrhiza ii. Trichoderma
C. Biological control iii. Aphids
D. Biogas iv. Glomus

The correct answer is:

What for Nucleopolyhydro viruses are being used now a days?

How has the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis helped us in controlling caterpillars of insect pests?

Nucleopolyhedrovirus do not show ______.

Which of the following is incorrect regarding Bacillus thuringiensis?

  1. Give an example of a genus of virus used as narrow spectrum insecticidal biocontrol agent.
  2. How does its use serve as an aid in overall integrated pest management programme?

Define bioherbicides.

give any two examples of microbial herbicides.

Explain how Bacillus thuringiensis acts as a bio-control agent.


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