Title

Detección de hongos Entomophthorales patógenos a insect fitófagos, al sur de Bahia, Brasil

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Entomotropica

Volume

16

Issue

3

Publication Date

12-1-2001

First Page

203

Last Page

206

Abstract

This research characterizes the morphological and taxonomic recognition of genera and species associated withEntomophthoromicosis, as well as enzootic and epizootic studies and the fungi’s interaction with populations of herbivorous insectson agricultural crops and in natural pasture in southern state of Bahia. Field investigations observed the distribution and naturalincidence of the Entomophthorales. The biological material passed through macro-, and microscopic laboratory processes. Thepartial results are very promising, showing the presence of two genera of agricultural importance (Batkoa and Conidiobolus). Moredetailed studies are continuing in the Entomology Laboratory of the Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz - UESC, in Ilhéus,Bahi

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