Project Information

Reference Number 19970074
Project Title Field Bioefficacy Evaluation of the Insect Pathogens, Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae and Nuclear Polyhedrosis Viruses Against Insect Pests of Different Crops
Project Type Contained Use
Status N/A
Name of Institution National Crop Protection Center (NCPC), UPLB
Cooperating Institution Benguet State University (BSU);
Bureau of Plant Industry Los Banos, Laguna
Department of Agriculture-Region II;
Department of Agriculture-Region III;
Regional Crop Protection Center, Maligaya, Nueva Ecija;
University of Southern Mindanao;
Supervising IBC UPLB-IBC
Project Leader(s) Dante Santiago,University Researcher
Experimental Facility/Site Zambales, La Trinidad, North Cotabato, Nueva Ecija, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives 1.To evaluate the effectiveness of these microbial agents against the target insect pests under field conditions.
2.To determine the optimum application rates of microbial agents for adequate management of the target insect pests.
Biosafety measures 1. Containment capability of laboratory
2. Sterilization procedures
3. Personnel awareness of biosafety procedures
4. Labeling/ designation of “risk” areas
5. “Biosafetiness” of equipment
Conditions for Approval N/A
Date Received 1997-02-26
Date of Approval 1997-03-17


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials M. anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana
Source N/A
Subject Request of Dr. Ida Dalmacio for proposal endorsement
Requesting Party Dr. Ida Dalmacio, Chairperson, UPLB-IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for Implementation

For issuance of permit to import M. anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana by the Plant Quarantine Services, Bureau of Plant Industry