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- Hountondji, F.C.C., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of applied entomology 2009 v.133 no.9-10 pp. 651-658
- Euseius; Mononychellus tanajoa; Neozygites; Oligonychus gossypii; Tetranychus urticae; Typhlodromalus; adults; bioassays; biological control; cassava; females; fungi; greenhouses; host specificity; inoculum; leaves; mites; mortality; pathogenicity; polymerase chain reaction; Benin; Brazil; Tanzania
- ... Neozygites tanajoae is a host-specific acaropathogen introduced in the late 1990s from Brazil into cassava fields in West Africa for biocontrol of the cassava green mite (Mononychellus tanajoa). Local African isolates of N. tanajoae are morphologically similar to introduced Brazilian strains but the two origins can be distinguished by diagnostic PCR. In this study it was explored whether different ...