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Beauveria bassiana is a naturally occurring fungus that acts as an entomopathogen, meaning it parasitizes and kills insects. It has been used in agriculture as a biological control agent against a variety of insect pests.

 

This fungus infects the insect host through the cuticle, proliferates inside the insect, and ultimately causes its death.

 

Benefits of Beauveria bassiana:

  • Beauveria bassiana provides effective Pest Control:

    • It is known for its efficacy against a broad spectrum of insect pests, including beetles, caterpillars, flies, and mites.
  • Environmentally Friendly:

    • As a biological control agent, it is environmentally friendly and poses minimal risk to non-target organisms, including humans and beneficial insects.
  • Residual Effect:

    • The fungus can persist in the environment, providing a residual effect against pests even after initial application.
  • Compatibility with Integrated Pest Management (IPM):

    • It is often used as part of an integrated pest management strategy, combining various methods for sustainable pest control.
  • Safe for Beneficial Insects:

    • Unlike chemical insecticides,it is generally does not harm beneficial insects such as pollinators and predators.
  • Reduced Pesticide Resistance:

    • The use of biological control agent can help mitigate the development of resistance in pest populations to chemical pesticides.

 

How to Use Beauveria-bassiana in Agriculture:

  • Selecting a Formulation:

    • it is available in various formulations, including wettable powders, granules, and liquid formulations. Choose the formulation that best suits your application needs.
  • Application Timing:

    • Apply Beauveria when the target pest population is in a vulnerable stage, such as early larval or nymphal stages.
  • Application Methods:

    • It can be applied through foliar sprays, soil drenches, seed treatments, or as a component of bait formulations.
  • Optimal Environmental Conditions:

    • The effectiveness  is influenced by environmental factors such as temperature and humidity. Apply the fungus under conditions conducive to its activity.
  • Storage and Shelf Life:

    • Follow proper storage guidelines fo products to maintain their viability. Check the expiration date and use fresh formulations for optimal efficacy.
  • Monitoring and Assessing Efficacy:

    • Regularly monitor pest populations and assess the effectiveness. Repeat applications as needed based on pest pressure.
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Approach:

    • Integrate Beauveria bassiana into a comprehensive IPM program that includes cultural practices, biological control, and, if necessary, judicious use of chemical controls.

Beauveria bassiana - Bio Insecticide , Effectively Controls Pests in Agriculture

₹300.00Price
1 Liter
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