Persistence of Metarhizium anisopliae Incorporated into Soilless Potting Media for Control of the Black Vine Weevil, Otiorhynchus sulcatus in Container-Grown Ornamentals

Publication Date: 
02/03/2007
Research was conducted to determine the persistence of Metarhizium anisopliae (F52), measured as infectivity against black vine weevil larvae, in a soilless potting medium at six wholesale nursery locations across the Willamette Valley, Oregon.
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Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 95 (2007) 146–150

Denny J. Bruck
USDA-ARS
Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory
3420 N.W. Orchard Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97330, USA

Kelly M. Donahue
USDA-ARS
Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory
3420 N.W. Orchard Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97330, USA

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Container-grown, Cold Hardiness, Container Media, Ecology, Nursery, Industry Profile, Insects, Pest Management, Sustainable Production