TITLE

Fungus Found To Attack Varroa Mites

AUTHOR(S)
Flores, Alfredo
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Agricultural Research;Oct2004, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research led by Walker A. Jones, an entomologist and research leader of the Agricultural Research Service Beneficial Insects Research Unit in Weslaco, Texas, on the role of fungus Metarhizium anisopliae in attacking Varroa mites in honey bees. Chemical insecticides wherein Varroa mites developed resistance; Details of the trials conducted to test the effectiveness of the fungus; Statement issued by Jones on a pathogen of Varroa.
ACCESSION #
14689732

Tags: METARHIZIUM anisopliae;  VARROA;  AGRICULTURE -- Research;  MITES;  HONEYBEE;  JONES, Walker A.

 

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