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Protection of Metarhizium anisopliae conidia from ultra-violet radiation and their pathogenicity to Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi ticks
(University of Nairobi., 2008-12)
Metarhizium anisopliae conidia were formulated in water or in olive oil containing 3% commercial sunscreens (Everysun or E45 Sun Block 50) and exposed to an artificial UV source for up to 5 hours. Survival of conidia after ...
Control of tick populations by spraying Metarhizium anisopliae conidia on cattle under field conditions
(University of Nairobi., 2011-11)
Conidia of the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae, in oil/water formulation (1 × 10(8) conidia/ml) were sprayed at 3 weekly intervals on Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) decoloratus ...
Mortalities induced by entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae to different ticks of economic importance using two formulations
The objective of this study was to compare the infe ctivity of Metarhizium anisopliae at a concentration of 1 × 10 8 conidia/ml to developmental stages of Amblyomma variegatum, Rhipicephalus appendiculatus and ...