green muscardine

green muscardine

[‚grēn ′məs·kər‚dēn]
(invertebrate zoology)
A disease of the European corn borer, the wheat cockchafer, and other insects caused by the fungus Metarhizium anisopliae.
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The Department of Agriculture Regional Crop Protection Center gave farmers a technical briefing as to how a biological control agent called green muscardine fungus (metharhizium anisopliae) should be introduced to destroy the bugs, Mundo said.