Bt definition

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Bachelor of Theology.
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Baronet.
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A Gram-positive, rod-shaped soil bacterium (Bacillus thuringiensis) having spores that produce a toxic protein that kills only specific insect larvae as they are feeding.
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This toxic protein, used as an insecticide and in genetic engineering to produce insect-resistant crops.
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Baronet.
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A soil bacterium (Bacillus thuringiensis) that produces proteins toxic to certain insects. It has been used as an insecticide, and genes for the toxins have been incorporated into genetically modified crop plants to control insect pests.
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In asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), an expression of the ability of a network to tolerate bursts of traffic. See also ATM and MBS.
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(Internet, text messaging) But.
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British Telecom.
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Blood test.
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Bench trial.
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Banten, a province of Indonesia.
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The ccTLD for Bhutan as assigned by the IANA.
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A soil bacterium (Bacillus thuringiensis) that produces proteins toxic to certain insects. It has been used as an insecticide, and genes for the toxins have been incorporated into genetically modified crop plants to control insect pests.
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Origin of bt

  • From New Latin B(acillus) t(huringiēnsis) species name

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • . + ISO 3166-1 country code for Bhutan, bt.

    From Wiktionary