white muscadine disease (Beauveria bassiana ) on diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella ) - 1319012

white muscadine disease
Beauveria bassiana (Bals.-Criv.) Vuill.

Host: diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus))
Descriptor: Control
Description: The green diamondback moth larva on the left is alive and healthy, the reddish one on the right was recently killed by Beauveria bassiana spores, and the one in the middle is covered with spores that have erupted from within.
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Image location: United States

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Name: Keith Weller
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1319012

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, December 12, 2006