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Developing novel biological management strategies for darkling beetle (Alph
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation OLD ABN-The State Of Queensland Acting Through The Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation
Objective summary 1. To develop protocols for laboratory inoculation and assessment of virulence of entomopathogenic fungi (biopesticide) for darkling beetle control including assessment of field isolates. 2. To undertake preliminary investigations of entomopathogenic nematodes for beetle control. 3. To determine in the laboratory if diatomaceous earths synergise entomopathogenic fungi.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Monday, August 01, 2005
Project completion date Friday, August 03, 2007
Journal articles from project Not Available
RIRDC goal CME-Increase the productivity and efficiency of chicken meat production
Principal researcher Trevor Lambkin
Research manager Kylie Hewson
Admin contact Paul Hickey