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Pathogenicity of Entomopathogenic Fungi to Ticks

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ISBN-10: 3838377052

ISBN-13: 9783838377056

Edition: N/A

Authors: Marius Hedimbi, Rakha Hari Sarker

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This book reports the potential of using the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae, as a bio-control agent of ticks. The efficacy of M. anisopliae conidia formulated in either oil or water, in inducing mortalities to various developmental stages of ticks is reported. Various stages of Amblyomma hebraeum, Amblyomma variegatum, Rhipicephalus appendiculatus and Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi were found to be highly susceptible to M. anisopliae in water and oil formulation. Fungal conidia were protected with chemical sunscreens, Everysun(r) and E45(r), respectively, and exposed to UV radiation for 1-5 hours. The 2 sunscreens were found to confer protection to conidia against damage by…    
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Book details

List price: $39.00
Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.19" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English