Lethal and Pre-Lethal Effects of a Fungal Biopesticide Contribute to Substantial and Rapid Control of Malaria Vectors

Blanford, Simon; Shi, Wangpeng; Christian, Riann; H. Marden, James; L. Koekemoer, Lizette; D. Brooke, Basil; Coetzee, Maureen; F. Read, Andrew; B. Thomas, Matthew;
  • Publisher: Figshare
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023591
  • Subject: fungal | Microbiology | lethal | malaria | biopesticide | Ecology | effects | vectors | Cell Biology | pre-lethal | Cancer
    mesheuropmc: fungi | parasitic diseases

<div><p>Rapidly emerging insecticide resistance is creating an urgent need for new active ingredients to control the adult mosquitoes that vector malaria. Biopesticides based on the spores of entomopathogenic fungi have shown considerable promise by causing very substan... View more
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