Efficacy of Three Entomopathogenic Fungi Alone or in Combination With Diatomaceous Earth Modifications for the Control of Three Pyralid Moths in Stored Grains

Journal title

Journal of Plant Protection Research




No 3

Publication authors

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Biologiczne i Rolnicze


Polish Society of Plant Protection ; Committee of Plant Protection PAS ; Institute of Plant Protection – National Research Institute




eISSN 1899–007X ; ISSN 1427–4345


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