Microbial control of insect pests of soybean

  • Flávio Moscardi
  • Daniel R. Sosa-Gómez


Soybean is the major leguminous crop grown worldwide and the most important producers are the United States, Brazil, Argentina, China and India. Insects attacking soybean germinating seeds, roots, stem, leaves, pods and seeds may limit production, depending on their abundance and damage potential in each soybean-growing region (Kogan and Turnipseed, 1987; Moscardi, 1993; Gazzoni et al., 1994; Hoffmann-Campo et al., 2003).


Insect Pest Entomopathogenic Fungus Knapsack Sprayer Hyphal Body Soybean Looper 
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  • Flávio Moscardi
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  • Daniel R. Sosa-Gómez
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  1. 1.Embrapa National Soybean Research CenterLondrinaBrazil

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