Isolation of Beauveria species from Lebanon and evaluation of its efficacy against the cedar web-spinning sawfly, Cephalcia tannourinensis

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Larvae of the cedar web-spinning sawfly, Cephalcia tannourinensis Chevin (Hymenoptera: Pamphiliidae), infected with a white fungus were collected from the Tannourine-Hadath El-Jebbeh cedar forest. Macro- and micro-morphological data based on the examination of colonies, conidiophores, and conidial shape of the fungus suggested a Beauveria species. Sequence… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10526-006-9062-0

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