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Use of hyphomycetous fungi for managing insect pests.
1Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA; 2Lethbridge Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, PO Box 3000, Lethbridge,
Are There any Risks in Using Entomopathogenic Fungi for Pest Control, with Particular Reference to the Bioactive Metabolites of Metarhizium, Tolypocladium and Beauveria species?
This review summarizes data on specific secondary metabolites produced by the important genera Beauveria, Metarhizium and Tolypocladium and methods and strategies are suggested which could standardize the risk assessment of fungal biological control agents.
This chapter will examine two attributes of degenerate cultures: attenuation of virulence and phenotypic degeneration and briefly review some of the factors that could explain these phenomena.
Fungi as Biocontrol Agents: Progress, Problems and Potential
Fungal nutrition and pathogenesis fungal toxins genetic improvement of fungal biocontrol agents mycoparasites for the control of fungal diseases and of insect pests control of plant and animal