Tierra Overseas is manufacturer and supplier of high quality Beauveria bassiana in India.
Mode of Action
Beauveria bassiana is a natural occurring entomopathogenic fungus. It is capable of infecting all stages of insect life cycle including eggs, larvae, pupae, grubs, nymphs, hoppers and adult. The spores of Beauveria bassiana germinates on the insect’s cuticle after getting attached to it. The hyphae of Beauveria bassiana proliferates into the insect’s body and causes mortality through water loss and nutrient loss and various chemical & mechanical reactions,. Whole insect’s body gradually gets covered with mycelium and spores resulting in the death of the insect.
Benefits of Beauveria bassiana
Effective on Lepidopterous Caterpillars like Helicoverpa, Spodoptera and Borers. Also effective on sucking pests like White fly and Aphids, Scale insects, Diamond Black Moth, Locust and Colorado beetles.
Extremely safe to mammals, human beings, animals, natural parasites, predators, non target insects, fishes, birds, etc. Classified as Class – IV, low hazardous (green label) pesticide. No phytotoxicity and exempted from residue analysis.
Method of Use
Mix recommended quantity of the product with well decomposed farm yard manure or farm soil and broadcast during the last ploughing or sowing followed by irrigation. An evening time is ideal for broadcasting this product.
In case of liquid formulation, shake the bottle well before use. Once a bottle is opened the entire content is to be used at once. This product should not be mixed with any antibacterial agent or any chemical pesticide.