Entomophaga

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 333–335 | Cite as

Lack ofPer os toxicity or pathogenicity in rats fed the fungusHirsutella thompsonii

  • C. M. Ignoffo
  • W. M. Barker
  • C. W. McCoy
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Abstract

Symptoms of toxicity or pathogenicity were not observed in white rats fed either whole-culture broth or mycelia of the parasitic fungusHirsutella thompsonii. This fungus is presently under consideration as a microbial control agent of the citrus rust mite,Phyllocoptruta oleivora.

Keywords

Plant Pathology Control Agent Microbial Control Comme Agent Microbial Control Agent 

Résumé

Aucun symptôme de toxicité ou de pathogénie n'est observé chez des rats blancs alimentés soit avec la culture totale soit avec le mycélium du champignonHirsutella thompsonii. Ce champignon est actuellement pris en considération comme agent de lutte microbiologique contre l'acarien des Citrus,Phyllocoptruta oleivora.

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© Le François 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. M. Ignoffo
    • 1
  • W. M. Barker
    • 1
  • C. W. McCoy
    • 2
  1. 1.Growth Science CenterInternational Minerals and Chemical CorporationLibertyville
  2. 2.Horticultural Field LaboratoryUSDA, ARSOrlando

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