FIGURE 4-8. Gypsy moth larvae reared on antibiotics are not susceptible to Bt.

FIGURE 4-8Gypsy moth larvae reared on antibiotics are not susceptible to Bt

The vertical line indicates the concentration of antibiotic at which no bacteria are detected in the midgut. IU = international units.

SOURCE: Broderick et al. (2006).

From: 4, Antibiotic Resistance: Origins and Countermeasures

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