Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin (ATCC® 20872)

Strain Designations: 447  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin, anamorph
Strain Designations 447
biological control of pharaoh ants, Monomorium pharaonis
biological control of American cockroaches, Periplaneta americana
biological control of carpenter ants, Camponotus spp.
biological control of German cockroaches, Blatella germanica
biological control of imported fire ants, Solenopsis spp.
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
effect of soil on dose-response
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor University of Florida, Gainesville
U.S. Patent Number
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
adult worker fire ants, Solenopsis invicta, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Stimac JL. Biological control of imported fire ants with a fungal pathogen. US Patent 4,925,663 dated May 15 1990

Wright JE, Chandler LD. Biopesticide composition and process for controlling insect pests. US Patent 5,413,784 dated May 9 1995

Pereira RM, et al. Soil antagonism the dose-response of workers of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, to Beauveria bassiana conidia. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 61: 156-161, 1993.

Stimac JL, Pereira R. Controlling cockroaches, carpenter ants, and pharaoh ants using strains of Beauveria bassiana. US Patent 5,683,689 dated Nov 4 1997

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