Asan, C.,Hazir, S.,Cimen, H.,Ulug, D.,Taylor, J.,Butt, T. & Karagoz, M. (0). An innovative strategy for control of the chestnut weevil Curculio elephas (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) using Metarhizium brunneum. Crop Protection 102, 147-153.
Alkhaibari, A.,Carolino, A.,Yavasoglu, S.,Maffeis, T.,Mattoso, T.,Bull, J.,Samuels, R. & Butt, T. (2016). Metarhizium brunneum Blastospore Pathogenesis in Aedes aegypti Larvae: Attack on Several Fronts Accelerates Mortality. PLOS Pathogens 12(7), e1005715
Richards, E.,Dani, M.,Lu, Y.,Butt, T. & Weaver, R. (2017). Effect of stress on heat shock protein levels, immune response and survival to fungal infection of Mamestra brassicae larvae. Journal of Insect Physiology 96, 53-63.
Alkhaibari, A.,Carolino, A.,Bull, J.,Samuels, R. & Butt, T. (2017). Differential Pathogenicity of Metarhizium Blastospores and Conidia Against Larvae of Three Mosquito Species. Journal of Medical Entomology 54(3), 696-704.
Kryukov, V.,Yaroslavtseva, O.,Whitten, M.,Tyurin, M.,Ficken, K.,Greig, C.,Melo, N.,Glupov, V.,Dubovskiy, I. & Butt, T. (2017). Fungal infection dynamics in response to temperature in the lepidopteran insectGalleria mellonella. Insect Science
We study the potential of organisms, particularly fungi and microalgae, to provide biomass and novel compounds (including chemical feedstocks, therapeutics and nutraceuticals), and act as agents for biocontrol and bioremediation.