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Infection of Schistocerca gregaria (Orthoptera: Acrididae) hoppers by Metarhizium flavoviride (Deuteromycotina: Hyphomycetes) conidia in an oil formulation applied under desert conditions

  • C. Kooyman (a1) and I. Godonou (a2)
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Département de Formation en Protection des Végétaux, B.P. 12625, Niamey, Niger.
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Bulletin of Entomological Research
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