Tag: biological control

Brazil launches biological product Beauveria bassiana against banana weevil
By: Date: 2020-10-17 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

World Agrochemical Network Chinese website reported:São Paulo Institute of Agricultural Technology (IB-APTA) in cooperation with the Sao Paulo state government, launched a series of products based on the fungus Beauveria bassiana, used to treat the pest banana weevil ( Cosmopolites sordidus) for biological control. Since fungi are natural enemies of pests, banana growers can achieve control effects without using chemicals.

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