Evaluation of the Efficacy of Beauveria bassiana in Controlling the Periplaneta Americana in Iraq

Authors

  • Qutebh Ahmed Hajm1 , Hushm Naje Hmed2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13763

Keywords:

Periplaneta americana. Beauveria bassiana . Cockroaches

Abstract

The current study was conducted from the ninth month of the year 2019 to the end of the sixth month of 2020
aiming and evaluating the effectiveness of the fungus Beauveria bassiana in controlling the Periplaneta
americana.
More than 250 samples were collected, and the most of them were collected for the purpose of studying
Biology control. The fungus Beauveria bassiana was used in the control, where the fungus was used in four
different concentrations and kneaded by mixing with water and dilution, where the concentrations were
used (0.25 × 107, 0.5 × 107, 0.75 × 107.1 × 107) and all recorded death rates of 100% in nymphs after the
passage of (244,168,120,96) respectively, and in adults, a murder rate was recorded after (244,192,144,120)
hours respectively, and there were significant differences in the percentage of homicide between adults and
nymphs.

Author Biography

Qutebh Ahmed Hajm1 , Hushm Naje Hmed2

1 MSC Insects / Lecturer,
2PHD Insects /Assistant Professor, Department of Biology , College of Education ,
University of Samarra, Iraq

Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Qutebh Ahmed Hajm1 , Hushm Naje Hmed2. (2020). Evaluation of the Efficacy of Beauveria bassiana in Controlling the Periplaneta Americana in Iraq. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(1), 2416-2420. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13763