ACTIVITY OF SOME BRAZILIAN ISOLATES OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGI AGAINST THE POULTRY RED MITE DERMANYSSUS GALLINAE DE GEER (ACARI: DERMANYSSIDAE)

ABSTRACT Poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae is a cosmopolitan and hematophagous species commonly found in layer houses around the world. Poultry mite infestations may cause anemia, stress, low body weight and egg production, and mortality. Mite control is typically based on chemical products, but...

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Publication Date:2016
Main Author: Kasburg,CR
Other Authors: Alves,LFA, Oliveira,DGP, Rohde,C
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Fundação APINCO de Ciência e Tecnologia Avícolas
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1516-635X2016000300457
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