Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin (ATCC® 74038)

Strain Designations: SP111  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations SP111
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
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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Name of Depositor Univ. Florida Res. Fndn., Inc., JL Stimac, Univ. Florida Res. Fndn., Inc.
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.
fire ants, Solenopsis invicta

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

Jerry L Stimac, personal communication

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  • 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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