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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An improper premix will leave excess residue on beauberia leaves and fruits and uneven concentrations of conidia in your solution. Biological control products and beneficial insects for farmers and greenhouse growers. Formulation also continues to be a bottleneck in the development of stable and effective commercial Beauveria-mycoinsecticides in many countries, although good commercial formulations do exist.

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The role of Beauveria as one tool among many in integrated pest management, rather than a stand-alone management approach, needs to be better developed across the range of crop systems. Bio-power can be sprinkled around the root-zone and incorporated into the soil either mechanically or through profuse watering of the plant roots.


Avoid contact with skin, wash exposed hands before basiana food, drinking or smoking. Beauveria bassiana is a species of fungus naturally found in the soil. Shows no resistance build-up. It is very important to premix in a hermetically sealed containerlike a mason jar, blender or industrial paint mixer.

Its use in the control of malaria -transmitting mosquitos is under investigation. Apply minimum of three applications throughout besuveria season in an Integrated Programme.

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

The Ministry for Primary Industries investigated the leak. Apply at first sign of False Codling Moth pest presence. Its use in the control of bedbugs [1] and malaria -transmitting mosquitos is under investigation.

Retrieved from ” https: It was formerly also known as Tritirachium shiotae. You can also do foliar application on cloudy or rainy days. Beauveria bassiana spores are very sensitive to UV rays. BroadBand is a contact insecticide and it is essential that the spores make contact with all the insects to be treated. Soil Application for root grubs: For improved efficacy it is recommended that BroadBand is used with an approved adjuvant.

Apply a minimum of ml BroadBand per ha.

Apply a minimum of ml BroadBand per ha at first sign of Thrips presence. Is active at all stages of the life cycle of insects — eggs, larvae, juveniles and adults. Beauveria bassiana spores are hydrophobic and can therefore be difficult to mix with water. Back Sugarcane Tawny Rust Back. Apply preferably in the early morning or during the late evening hours. Do not keep the solution to apply the next day.


Home Products Contact news Residential Commercial. Note that poor conditions e. This product contains high quality spores, cause no phytotoxicity and does not affect plant growth. Detailed information on crops and pests Apricot. The rachis elongates after each conidium is produced, resulting in a long zig-zag extension. Archived from the original on 7 December The spray volume depends upon the crop canopy.

Available in the U. Hence, where economics allow, submerged liquid fermentation provides alternative method to produce effective and stable propagules that can be easily formulated as dry stable preparations.

Download free PDF Reader. Once inside the body of the insect, the fungus continues to grow, feeding on the internal organs. This page was last edited bsssiana 30 Decemberat Do not eat, drink or smoke whilst mixing or applying.