Beauveria


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Beauveria

(bō-vā'rē-ă),
A genus of fungi (class Hyphomycetes). Beauvaria bassiana is pathogenic for insects, holds promise in the biologic control of insects, and has produced infection in humans.
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The assassin, a common fungus called Beauveria bassiana, slays with avast arsenal of chemical weapons, leaving corpses in a fluffy white shroud (including the caterpillar above).
In 2014, the researchers added two more commonly used fungal biocontrol agents to their list of LCF successes: Beauveria bassiana, which targets aphids, thrips, and whiteflies, and Trichoderma harzianum, whichhas been used to control plant diseases and enhance overall plant health.
For example, Beauveria bassiana and Bacillus thuringenis are insect pathogens, one a fungus, the other a bacterium and registered for pest control in organic agriculture.
Role of oxalic acid overexcretion in transformations of toxic metal minerals by Beauveria caledonica.
Acaricidal action of destruxins produced by a marine-derived Beauveria felina on the bovine tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus.
Previous research has shown that Drosophila melanogaster populations derived from tropical climates exhibit higher resistance patterns than those derived from temperate climates when exposed to the selective pressure of Beauveria bassiana parasitism.
CHAPTER 6 BIOPESTICIDE TECHNOLOGY REVIEW 60 CLASSIFICATION OF BIOPESTICIDES 60 BACTERIAL PESTICIDES 60 Measuring Bt Potency 60 FUNGAL INSECTICIDES 61 TABLE 23 COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT FUNGAL INSECTICIDES 61 Beauveria bassiana 61 Trichoderma spp.
The fungus Beauveria bassiana is an entomopathogen infecting insects, but it has recently also been demonstrated to grow as an endophyte within several plants.
Antibiotic oxirapentyn (55) was produced by the fungus Beauveria feline.
The team looked at how the Greater Wax Moth or Honeycomb Moth (Galleria mellonella) reacted over 25 generations to exposure to the fungus Beauveria bassiana which is known to kill the Wax Moth caterpillar which attacks bee hives.
The tested products were the natural oil from seed cotton, a commercial formulation of neem oil, and a commercial formulation of Beauveria bassiana in comparison to thiamethoxam, a synthetic insecticide recommended to control cotton aphid in conventional cotton fields.