Entomopathogenic fungi isolated from soil in the vicinity of Cameraria ohridella - infested horse chestnut trees
Occurrence of entomopathogenic fungi in soil samples collected near horse chestnut trees infested by its pest, Cameraria ohridella, was surveyed using the modified Galleria bait method. The results revealed that entomopathogenic fungi frequently occur in the soil samples. Dominant species found were Isaria fumosorosea and Beauveria bassiana. The isolated strains are deposited in the Culture Collection of Entomopathogenic Fungi Olešná in the Czech Republic.