Metarhizium anisopliae as a new pathogen of the spruce bark beetle Ips typographus

@inproceedings{Keller2004MetarhiziumAA,
  title={Metarhizium anisopliae as a new pathogen of the spruce bark beetle Ips typographus},
  author={Siegried Keller and C E Epper and Beat Wermelinger},
  year={2004}
}
During an outbreak of the bark beetle Ips typographus (L.) induced by the storm "Lothar" (1999), in¬ vestigations of natural enemies and their role in the regulation of this pest insect were carried out at two sites in Switzerland. As a part of this project fungal pathogens were recorded and Metarhizium anisopliae (Metsch.) Sorokin was found for the first time to attack /. typographus. In contrast to Beau¬ veria bassiana (Bals.) Vuill., the percentage of bark beetles infected with M. anisopliae… 
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