Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences


Beauveria bassiana Based Biological Insecticide to Control Insects and Promote Plant Growth


Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

Focus Area:

Enhancement in Plant Growth

Social Benefits:

The B. bassiana strain is a competent entomopathogenic fungi effective against a number of insect pests such as termites, thrips, whiteflies, aphids, grass hoppers and different beetles.

Developing Agency:

CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Uttar Pradesh

Technology Readiness Index:

Lab Validation

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Brief Description

Description :

The product is an entomopathogenic fungi useful in biological control of a wide range of insects and arachnids. The product contains spores in wettable powder which are sprayed on affected crops as a suspension

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