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- Neves, P.M.O.J.; Hirose, E.
- Neotropical entomology 2005 v.34 no.1 pp. 77-82
- Beauveria bassiana; entomopathogenic fungi; virulence; provenance; biological control agents; fungal spores; sporulation; insect control; biological control; integrated pest management; Hypothenemus hampei; insect pests; plant pests; mortality
- ... Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari) (Coffee Berry Borer) is one of the most important coffee pests. Its control is carried out mainly using synthetic chemical products, which contaminate the environment, food and farmers. The entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana is a natural enemy of coffee berry borer and presents potential for biological control. With the objective to select strains of B. bassia ...