White muscardine | Article about white muscardine by The Free Dictionary
white muscardine[‚wīt ′məs·kər‚dēn]
A disease of the silkworm caused by the fungus Beauveria bassiana.
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But the silkworm always suffers from diseases in the sericulture production, especially white muscardine
caused by infection with entomopathogenic fungi.
[25.] Gupta P, Paul MS, Sharma SN and P Gupta Studies on compatibility of white muscardine
fungus Beauveria bassiana with some neem products.