Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin, anamorph (ATCC® 20872)

Strain Designations: 447  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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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
Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
effect of soil on dose-response
Medium Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor University of Florida, Gainesville
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

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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