Histological study of Culex pipiens pipiens larvae and adults infected with Beauveria bassiana Hala Haitham Mohamed Ali | Hussam Alddin Abdallaa

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Baghdad Science Journal

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This study aimed to show the histological changes that 0ccured in Culex pipiens pipiens larvae and adults infected with Beauveria bassiana . The 4th instar larvae and adult mosquitoes were infected with B.bassiana in 10-4 spore/ml dilution, after 96 hours histological section was studied showing that the fungi infected all the body parts specially Cuticle , Epiderms, fat bodies and midgut. After 120 hours of exposure to the fungi the insect have a white appearance and covered with a thick coat of hyphea. Thus study shows biological control of B .bassiana on mosquitoes.

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Journal BS. Histological study of Culex pipiens pipiens larvae and adults infected with Beauveria bassiana: Hala Haitham Mohamed Ali | Hussam Alddin Abdallaa. Baghdad Sci.J [Internet]. 2012Jun.3 [cited 2021Jul.28];9(2):187-93. Available from: https://bsj.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/BSJ/article/view/1350
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