Virulence of Verticillium lecanii (Z.) against cereal aphids; does timing of infection affect the performance of parasitoids and predators?

@article{Aqueel2013VirulenceOV,
  title={Virulence of Verticillium lecanii (Z.) against cereal aphids; does timing of infection affect the performance of parasitoids and predators?},
  author={Muhammad Anjum Aqueel and Simon R. Leather},
  journal={Pest management science},
  year={2013},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={493-8}
}
BACKGROUND Entomopathogenic fungi such as Verticillium lecanii (Z.) (Mycotal(®)) are used for pest control as an alternative to chemical control. In this study, the effect of V. lecanii on cereal aphids is assessed. In addition, an investigation is carried out to determine whether the use of V. lecanii affects the performance of two natural enemies of… CONTINUE READING