Comparison of bioassay responses to the potential fungal biopesticide Metarhizium anisopliae in Rhipicephalus(Boophilus) microplus and Lucilia cuprina.


Quantal response bioassays were conducted with cattle ticks and sheep blowflies with three different isolates of Metarhizium anisopliae and different methods of inoculation. Ticks were either topically dosed with 2 μl or immersed in the conidial preparations. Blowflies were either topically dosed with 2 μl of the conidial preparation or fed on conidia mixed… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2011.10.037

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