BICH Gustavo Angel
Entomopathogenic Fungi in Misiones Province: A Review
BICH, GUSTAVO ANGEL; CASTRILLO, MARIA LORENA; SILVA, MARILYN; DIAZ, VERONICA GABRIELA; VILLALBA, LAURA LIDIA; ZAPATA, PEDRO DARIO; MEDVEDEFF, MARTHA GLADYS
REVISTA DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGÃA
CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN Y DESARROLLO TECNOLÓGICO, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS EXACTAS, QUÍMICAS Y NATURALES, UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE MISIONES
Lugar: Posadas; Año: 2015 p. 54 - 54
Entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) are microorganisms with a high specificity and the ability to infect and kill insects and consequently there has been great interest in the use of these fungi as biocontrol agents against many crop pests. The purpose of the present review was to update the available information about EPF in Misiones in order to expand the knowledge of this group?s biodiversity and the potential use in biocontrol of pest. The scattered literature in this subject was reviewed and synthesized. First we presented a general view of taxonomical information of EPF and then we presented noteworthy studies conducted by several authors. As results of this review it was concluded that there are scarce studies on EPF from Misiones compared to other provinces in Argentina and Brazil. The goal of this overview is to encourage the search and in-depth examination of the scientific knowledge of EPF in Misiones province.