Overview Code created in: 2002-02-28
- EPPO Code: BEAUBA
- Preferred name: Cordyceps bassiana
- Authority: Li, Li, Huang & Fan
An entomopathogenic fungus, living in the soil, which parasitizes many different kinds of insects. First found in the 19th century by Bassi to cause the muscardine disease of silkworm. Since used as a biological control agent for many insect pests.
|Beauveria bassiana||(Balsamo) Vuillemin|