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1. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)
Bacillus thuringiensis is a bacterium that kills insects (mainly in the genera Lepidoptera, Diptera and Coleoptera) and is a major component of the microbial pesticide industry. Researchers are also investigating ways to incorporate the bacterium's insect toxins into the genomes of plants to make insect-resistant crops.