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Evolutionary divergence of the insect disease-encoding Serratia plasmid pADAP : A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Lincoln University
(Lincoln University, 2020)
The larval stage of the endemic New Zealand grass grub (Costelytra giveni) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), causes estimated damage worth between 215 – 585M NZD annually to dairy and meat farms throughout New Zealand. To date, ...
Production of microsclerotia from entomopathogenic fungi and use in maize seed coating as delivery for biocontrol against Fusarium graminearum
(Frontiers Media S.A., 2020-12)
The commercial use of the entomopathogenic fungi Metarhizium spp. in biopesticides has gained more interest since the discovery that several species of this genus are able to colonize roots. In general, commercial products ...