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Table 1 Bacteria-based nano-formulations (nanoparticles/lipopeptides) and their applications against phytopathogens and insect–pest management

From: Bacillus-based nano-bioformulations for phytopathogens and insect–pest management

Bacterial species Nano-formulation nanoparticles Target pathogen Application References
Bacillus amyloliquefaciens and Bacillus subtilis- Ag NPs Culex pipiens pallens Quick effect on vector mosquito and microbial pathogen Fouad et al. (2017)
B. cereus SZT1 AgNPs Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae Effective against leaf blight in rice caused by bacteria Ahmed et al. (2020)
B. cereus RNT6 ZnO NPs Burkholderia glumae and B. gladioli ZnONPs could be used as nano-pesticides against rice panicle blight Ahmed et al. (2021)
B. thuringiensis AgNPs Trichoplusia ni and Agrotis ipsilon Btk-synthesised AgNP showed high virulence toward larvae of Trichoplusia ni than to Agrotis ipsilon Sayed et al. (2017)
B. thuringiensis coated ZnO NPs Callosobruchus maculatus Bt-ZnO based NPs effective against Callosobruchus maculatus Malaikozhundan et al. (2017)
B. thuringiensis Au NPs Aedes aegypti and Anopheles subpictus AuNPs and Bt toxin interaction able to protect Bt from sunlight as well as relocate Bt toxin to the target site Patil et al. (2018)
Paenibacillus polymyxa strain Sx3 ZnO, MnO2, and MgO Xanthomonas oryzae pv. Oryzae (Xoo) Combat the antibiotic resistant of Xoo Ogunyemi et al. (2020)
  Lipopeptides    
B. amyloliquefaciens Bacillomycin D F. oxysporum f. sp. cucumerinum Fusarium wilt control of cucumber Koumoutsi et al. (2004), Xu et al. (2013), Li et al. (2014)
B. circulans Iturin A F. oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici Management of Fusarium crown and root rot of tomato Hsieh et al. (2008)
B. licheniformis Surfactin Magnaporthe grisea Effective against rice seedling blight Tendulkar et al. (2007)
B. mojavensis Mojavensin A F. oxysporum f.sp. cucumerinum, F. verticillioides and Valsa mali Effective in Fusarium wilt control of cucumber and rotting and wilting of maize Ma et al. (2012)
B. pumilus Pumilacidin Pythium aphanidermatum, Rhizoctonia solani and Sclerotium rolfsii Effective against rotting of soybean, root and stem, and blights of fruits de Melo et al. (2009)
B. subtilis Iturin/Fengycin Podosphaera fusca Protection against powdery mildew in cucurbits Romero et al. (2007), Meena and Kanwar (2015)
  Iturin A/Fengycin Penicilium digitatum Green mold disease management in mandarin fruit Waewthongrak et al. (2015)
  Bacillomycin Ls/Fengycin Fusarium oxysporum Control of Fusarium wilt Luo et al. (2015)
B. thuringiensis Kurstakin Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Anthracnose disease control in fruits Kim et al. (2004), Mnif and Ghribi (2015)
B. vallismortis Bacillomycin D Alternaria alternata, Cryphonectria parasitica, F. graminearum, Phytophthora capsica, and Rhizoctonia solani Mitigation of wheat and vegetable diseases Zhao et al. (2010)