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- Silva, R.O.; Silva, H.H.G.; Ulhoa, C.J.; Luz, C.
- Journal of applied entomology 2005 v.129 no.3 pp. 158-164
- Metarhizium anisopliae; entomopathogenic fungi; strains; conidia; beta-N-acetylhexosaminidase; enzyme activity; larvicides; toxicity; Aedes aegypti; larvae; mortality; mosquito control; vector control; Brazil
- ... The larvicidal effect of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metschn.) Sorokin (Hyphomycetes) isolated in peridomestic areas in Central Brazil was tested in Aedes aegypti (L.) (Dipt., Culicidae), which is worldwide the primary vector for the viruses that cause human dengue and yellow fever. Highest susceptibility of larvae was found after application of suspended ungerminated conidia. However, conidia, which ...