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Preliminary studies on the use of Beauveria bassiana to control Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the laboratory
Abstract The virulence of ten isolates of Beauvena bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin to the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais Motsch., was tested in the laboratory. All isolates tested were capable ofExpand
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Reduction of feeding by the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria, after infection with Metarhizium flavoviride
Abstract Adult desert locusts inoculated with Metarhizium flavoviride died after a period ranging from 5 days with locusts given 5 μl of inoculum of 1.6 × 10 8 conidia, to 8–14 days with those givenExpand
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The coconut mite, Eriophyes guerreronis Keifer in St. Lucia: Yield losses and attempts to control it with acaricide, polybutene and Hirsutella fungus
Abstract Chemical, physical and biological treatments were tested against the coconut mite, Eriophyes guerreronis Keifer, the most serious arthropod pest of coconuts in St. Lucia and someExpand
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Reduction of Banana Weevil Populations Using Different Formulations of the Entomopathogenic Fungus Beauveria bassiana
One of the major constraints for banana production in Uganda is the banana weevil, Cosmopolites sordidus (Germar), (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Investigations were carried out to evaluate theExpand
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Thermal characteristics of Metarhizium anisopliae isolates important for the development of biological pesticides for the control of cattle ticks.
Experiments were conducted to determine if Metarhizium anisopliae isolates which are capable of growth at cattle surface temperatures could produce pathogenicity to Boophilus microplus in laboratoryExpand
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Comparison of Water, Oils and Emulsifiable Adjuvant Oils as Formulating Agents for Metarhizium Anisopliae for Use in Control of Boophilus Microplus
Studies were conducted to identify oil-based formulating agents (paraffinic oil, palm oil and emulsifiable adjuvant oils (EAOs)) for Metarhizium anisopliae that were superior to water with simpleExpand
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A review of the natural enemies of beetles in the subtribe Diabroticina (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): implications for sustainable pest management
Abstract Diabroticina is a speciose subtribe of New World Chrysomelidae (Subfamily Galerucinae: Tribe Luperini) that includes pests such as corn rootworms, cucumber beetles and bean leaf beetlesExpand
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Saturated salt solutions for humidity control and the survival of dry powder and oil formulations of Beauveria bassiana conidia.
Oil-based formulated conidia sprayed on steel plates and conidia powder (control) of Beauveria bassiana isolate IMI 386243 were stored at temperatures from 10 to 40 degrees C in desiccators overExpand
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Diversity and distribution of entomopathogenic nematodes in Chile.
A systematic programme of surveys for entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN) was done in Chile between 2006 and 2008. The survey spanned the principal ecosystems of mainland Chile as well as a number ofExpand
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