Beauveria bassiana is a fungus that grows naturally in soils throughout the world and acts as a parasite on various arthropod species, causing white muscardine disease; it thus belongs to the entomopathogenic fungi. It is being used as a biological insecticide to control a number of pests such. Beauveria bassiana is an entomopathogenic fungi that causes white As with any insecticide, follow all safety precautions on the label when using B. bassiana . BroadBand® – a fungal contact insecticide for the effective reduction of target Beauveria bassiana strain PPRI (Minimum 4e9 Viable spores per millilitre).

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To control whiteflies and aphids, spray under the leaves where insects are mostly present. The rachis elongates after each conidium is produced, resulting in a long zig-zag insecticidda.

Back Sunflowers Sunflower solutions Back. This entomopathogenic fungus is naturally present in the soil and attacks several species of invertebrates.

Articles with Spanish-language external links Articles with ‘species’ microformats Ebauveria with automatically added basionyms. Never mix with hot water!

Back Soybeans Soybean solutions Back. If a healthy insect comes into contact with the mycelium, it will also get infected and die. Apply in late afternoon, early evening. For improved efficacy it is recommended that BroadBand is used with an approved adjuvant. Afterwards, a white mold emerges from the cadaver and produces new spores. L Act No. Apply a beahveria of ml BroadBand per ha in litre water. Back Sugarcane Tawny Rust Back. Its use in the control of malaria -transmitting mosquitos is under investigation.

Detailed information on crops and pests Apricot. The fungus then invades the host directly through the cuticle. However, different strains vary in their host ranges, some having rather narrow ranges, like strain Bba that is very virulent to the larvae of the diamondback moth and kills only few other types of caterpillars. Biocontrol Science and Technology.


BroadBand is a contact insecticide and it insecticidda essential that the spores make contact with all the insects insedticida be treated. It was formerly also known as Tritirachium shiotae.

Apply as a full cover spray as soon as the first crawler movement is noticed, normally at bud burst. A fungus attributed to be B. Beauveria bassiana Grasshoppers killed by B. After filtering it can be incorporated into the soil through the drip irrigation system during the pre or post planting stage. Beauveria bassiana is a fungus that grows naturally in soils throughout the world and acts as a parasite on various arthropod species, causing white muscardine disease ; it thus belongs to the entomopathogenic fungi.

The production and uses of Beauveria bassiana as a microbial insecticide.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This fungus can be very virulent when applied in optimal conditions, using the right mixing and application techniques.

Retrieved from ” https: Unlike bacterial and viral pathogens of insects, the fungus does not have to be consumed but merely has to be positioned where the gassiana will come into contact with the spores. A typical isolate of B. Due to UV sensitivity it is recommended that BroadBand is applied during the afternoon or evenings.

Do not keep the solution to apply the next day. Biopesticides Clavicipitaceae Fungi described in Malaria Parasitic fungi. You can also do foliar application on beauveriz or rainy days. Beauveria bassiana insecticira are very sensitive to UV rays. Future research on improving fermentation and formulation technologies beaveria with the selection of multi-stress tolerant and virulent strains is needed to catalyze the widespread acceptance and usefulness of this fungus as a cost-effective mycoinsecticide.


Is an emulsifiable spore concentrate of Beauveria bassiana — a fungal contact insecticide. The spore of the fungus when comes in contact with the cuticle skin of the target pest insect it germinates and grows directly through the spiracle in the cuticle into the inner body of the host. The fungus by taking nutrients from the insect proliferates and colonizes the entire insect and thus drains the insect of nutrients and the infected insects eventually dies.

Beauveria bassiana – Wikipedia

Effectively controls the potato tuber moth on potatoes, red spider mite and white insecticid on tomatoes and thrips on onions. Apply at first sign of False Codling Moth pest presence. Add approved adjuvant for optimum efficacy. Minimum of three applications over the growing season. The repressive effect is generally noticed after 7 days and pests will not develop any resistance to the fungus. In case of accidental contact immediately flush eyes with clean water.

Do not inhale spray mist. On most common cultural media, it produces many dry, powdery conidia in distinctive white spore balls. Add approved adjuvant for optimum efficacy Increased efficacy is achieved when combined with a suitable registered pyrethroid.