Project Information

Reference Number 19950049
Project Title Experimental Use of Metarhizium flavoviride for Biological Control of Locusta migratoria manilensis in Central Luzon
Project Type Contained Use (Laboratory)
Status N/A
Name of Institution National Crop Protection Center (NCPC), UPLB
Cooperating Institution 1. Commonwealth Scientific Industrial and 2. Department of Agriculture (Region III) Research Organization, Canberra, Australia Department of Agriculture (Region
Supervising IBC UPLB-IBC
Project Leader(s) Bonifacio Cayabyab
Experimental Facility/Site Central Luzon, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives 1. To determine the pathogenicity of M. flavoviride F1 985 to L.m. manilensis in the laboratory.
2. To determine the field bioefficacy of M. flavoviride F1 985 as mycoinsecticide for locust control.
Biosafety measures The product will be transported into and within the Philippines in a
sealed aluminum container with a packet of silica gel to keep it dry.
Conditions for Approval N/A
Date Received 1995-07-07
Date of Approval 1995-08-10


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials N/A
Source N/A
Subject Letter of Dr. William L. Fernandez, Chair, UPLB- IBC and professor Emeritus dated 4 July 1995, endorsing approval of the UPLB research project
Requesting Party Dr. William L. Fernandez, Chair, UPLB- IBC and Professor Emeritus
Action of NCBP Approved for implementation
Approved for laboratory experiment.