Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Better Killing of Mosquito Using Spores Plus Oil

"This simple formulation increased both the persistence and effectiveness of spores, killing up to 50% more mosquito larvae than untreated spores and reducing pupation levels to less than 20% at a test site in Kenya."

"The fungi, M. anisopliae and B. bassiana, cause muscardine disease in mosquito larvae, leading to their death before they can pupate and develop into the adult form."

To see the full article: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/02/110220193017.htm

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