Published Apr 9
Metarhizium anisopliae, formerly known as Entomophthora anisopliae (basionym), is a fungus that grows naturally in soils throughout the world and causes disease in various insects by acting as a parasitoid. It is a mitosporic fungus with asexual reproduction, which was formerly classified in the form class Hyphomycetes of the phylum Deuteromycota. Metarhizium anisopliae is an insect-specific parasite that is parasitic to more than 200 species of pests such as Lepidoptera, Orthoptera, Coleoptera, and Homoptera. It can be used to control a variety of pests such as agriculture, forestry, and health. The agent is a living fungal insecticide, and the morphology of the fungus is close to that of Penicillium...
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