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International Journal of Zoology
Volume 2012, Article ID 303589, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/303589
Review Article

Pathogens Associated with Sugarcane Borers, Diatraea spp. (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): A Review

1Centro de Investigación en Biotecnología, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, Avenida Universidad No. 1001, Colonia Chamilpa, 62210 Cuernavaca, MOR, Mexico
2Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, Avenida Universidad No. 1001, Colonia Chamilpa, 62210 Cuernavaca, MOR, Mexico

Received 14 June 2012; Accepted 29 August 2012

Academic Editor: Thomas Iliffe

Copyright © 2012 Víctor M. Hernández-Velázquez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

The objective of this paper was to analyze information related to entomopathogenic-associated Diatraea spp. Gaining a better understanding of the effects of these microorganisms will help in the development of successful microbial control strategies against stem borers that attack sugarcane plants.