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Microbial biopesticides for control of invertebrates: Progress from New Zealand
(Elsevier on behalf of Society for Invertebrate Pathology and Academic Press, 2017-11-28)
Biopesticides are needed for control of endemic and invasive pests impacting New Zealand's primary sectors including pests that are emerging as a result of climate change and farming intensification. Products developed in ...
Natural occurrence of the entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana as a vertically transmitted endophyte of Pinus radiata and its effect on above- and below-ground insect pests
(New Zealand Plant Protection Society (Inc.), 2016)
The New Zealand forest industry would greatly benefit from a successful way of controlling insect pests. The entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana, could hold such potential. It has previously been shown to be capable ...
Virulence of the plant-associated endophytic fungus Lecanicillium muscarium to diamondback moth larvae
(New Zealand Plant Protection Society, 2019-07-28)
Plutella xylostella (diamondback moth) is a prominent pest of brassicas which is now resistant to most insecticides. Despite years of research, the range of available products used in biological control of diamondback moth ...