Elucidating the natural function of cordycepin, a metabolite of the fungus Cordyceps militaris
Supervisors: Dr Graham Teakle and Dr Dave Chandler
Funded by: BBSRC
Entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) infect and kill insects. They have a large potential for use in integrated pest management (IPM) and those used currently in the UK include Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium brunneum and Lecanicillium muscarium.