A bioencapsulation and drying method increases shelf life and efficacy of Metarhizium brunneum conidia.


This study reports the development of encapsulated and dried entomopathogenic fungus Metarhiuzm brunneum with reduced conidia content, increased conidiation, a high drying survival and enhanced shelf life. Dried beads prepared with the fillers corn starch, potato starch, carboxymethylcellulose or autoclaved baker's yeast, showed enhanced survival with… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/02652048.2017.1354941