Paecilomyces

Paecilomyces

Paecilomyces
Scanning electron micrograph of Paecilomyces variotii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Eurotiales
Family: Trichocomaceae
Genus: Paecilomyces
Samson 1974

Paecilomyces is a genus of nematophagous fungi which kills harmful nematodes by pathogenesis, causing disease in the nematodes. Therefore, the fungus can be used as a bionematicide to control nematodes by applying it to soil.

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See also

External links

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