Hermann Otto Strasser, Mag. Dr.Hermann Strasser, Senior Scientist Mag. Dr.

Institut für Mikrobiologie
Technikerstr. 25
A-6020 Innsbruck

Ground floor, room 0/220

Tel.: +43 512 507 6008
Fax: +43 512 507 2929
Mail: Hermann.Strasser@uibk.ac.at


File of Reseach

  • Biological pest control
  • Risk assessment (i.e. secondary fungal metabolites)
  • Phytopathology
  • Geomicrobiology

Courses

List of courses ›

  • Geomikrobiologische – Übungen (Wahlmodul Geomikrobiologie)
  • Geomikrobiologische – Seminar (Wahlmodul Geomikrobiologie)
  • Biologischer Pflanzenschutz – Vorlesung (Wahlmodul Ökologie d. Mikroorganismen)
  • Biological Control – Vorlesung (Wahlmodul Agrarentomologie)

Further Acitivities

  • Leader - BIPESCO Team Innsbruck

Publications

List of publications since 2000 ›

Publications 2019

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Mayerhofer, J; Rauch, H; Hartmann, M; Widmer, F; Gschwend, F; Strasser, Hermann; Leuchtmann, A; Enkerli, J (2019): Response of soil microbial communities to the application of a formulated Metarhizium brunneum biocontrol strain.
    In: Biocontrol Science and Technology 29/6, pp. 547 - 564. (DOI) (Web link)

Media Contributions

Contribution to Radio Programme
  • Strasser, H: Maikäferflug in Tirol.
    In: u1 Radio of 2019-04-24. (Web link)



Publications 2018

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Benjamin, E O; Grabenweger, G; Strasser, H; Wessele, J (2018): The socioeconomic benefits of biological control of western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera and wireworms Agriotes spp. in maize and potatoes for selected European countries.
    In: Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 125/3, pp. 273 - 285. (DOI) (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Strasser, H (2018): How many active ingredients are available for sustainable wireworm control in 2018? Problem-solving approaches in sight?
    In: ALVA – Jahrestagung 2018: Ökologische und soziale Aspekte des innovativen Gartenbaues. Wien: Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Lebensmittel-, Veterinär- und Agrarwesen, p. 47. (Web link)

Media Contributions

Newspaper Article
  • Strasser, H: Maikäfer unter Beobachtung.
    In: Bezirksblätter of 2018-10-25. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H: Engerlinge schaden.
    In: Tiroler Krone of 2018-10-17.

  • Strasser, H: Kampf gegen Engerlinge startet.
    In: Tiroler Tageszeitung of 2018-04-05. (Web link)



Publications 2017

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Rauch, H; Steinwender, B.M; Mayerhofer, J; Sigsgaard, L; Eilenberg, J; Enkerli, J; Zelger, R; Strasser, H (2017): Field efficacy of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (Nematoda: Heterorhabditidae), Metarhizium brunneum (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae), and chemical insecticide combinations for Diabrotica virgifera virgifera larval management.
    In: BIOLOGICAL CONTROL 107, pp. 1 - 10. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Taibon, J.; Sturm, S.; Strasser, H.; Stuppner, H. (2017): Combination of a QuEChERS-based extraction protocol with a fast and selective UHPLC-QTOF-MS assay for the detection and quantification of Metarhizium brunneum metabolites from honey samples.
    In: SOJ Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences 4/1, pp. 1 - 5. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Strasser, H (2017): Influence of spatial and temporal separation on population structure of the European cockchafer and its main fungal pathogen fungi.
    In: Plenk, Astrid: Zukunft Obstbau. Bericht: ALVA-Jahrestagung 2017 / Tagungsbericht 72. ALVA-Jahrestagung. 22.-23. Mai 2017, Tagungsort: Seminarhotel Wesenufer, Wesenufer 1, Waldkirchen am Wesen. Wien: Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Lebensmittel-, Veterinär- und Agrarwesen, ISBN 1606-612X, pp. 223 - 225. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H; Rauch, H; Zelger, R (2017): Biological control of adult Diabrotica – Spray experiments with Metarhizium brunneum strain BIPESCO 5 under real farm conditions.
    In: Tarasco, E; Jehle, J. A.; Burjanadze, M.; Ruiu, L.; Puza, V.; Quesada-Moraga, E.; Lopez-Ferber, M; Stephan, D.: Working Group "Microbial and Nematode Control of Invertebrate Pests". Proceedings of the 16th meeting "Is IPM ready for Microbial Control Agents?" at Tbilisi (Georgia), 11 - 15 June, 2017. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 129), ISBN 978-92-9067-314-9, pp. 84 - 87. (Web link)

  • Zottele, M; Zelger, R; Strasser, H (2017): Metarhizium brunneum BIPESCO 5: a sustainable and preventive biological control agent to control Diabrotica virgifera virgifera larvae.
    In: Tarasco, E; Jehle, J. A.; Burjanadze, M.; Ruiu, L.; Puza, V.; Quesada-Moraga, E.; Lopez-Ferber, M; Stephan, D.: Working Group "Microbial and Nematode Control of Invertebrate Pests". Proceedings of the 16th meeting "Is IPM ready for Microbial Control Agents?" at Tbilisi (Georgia), 11 - 15 June, 2017. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 129), ISBN 978-92-9067-314-9, pp. 98 - 102. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Benjamin, E.; Buchenrieder, G; Strasser, H; Wesseler, J (2017): A socioeconomic assessment tool for innovative biotechnology in agricultural pest management.
    In: 1st COST iPLANTA Conference creating a Plant RNAI Research Network. COST Action CA15223 - Book of Abstractas. February 15-17 2017, University Sapienza and CNR Headquarters, Rome, Italy. Rom: University Sapienza und CNR Headquarters, p. 40. (Web link)

  • Mayerhofer, J; Eckard, S; Rauch, H; Hartmann, M; Wimder, F; Grabenweger, G; Strasser, H; Leuchtmann, A; Enkerli, J (2017): Non-target effects of Metarhizium brunneum on soil microorganisms.
    In: Abstract Book - 16th Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group, June 11-15, 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia. Tbilisi / Tiflis: Agricultural University of Georgia, p. 50. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H (2017): Innovationen im biologischen Pflanzenschutz: Gran Met-P als eine nachhaltige Option zur Bekämpfung von Bodenschädlingen.
    In: 58. Österreichische Pflanzenschutztage. 28.11. und 29.11.2017. Wien: Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für integrierten Pflanzenschutz, p. 21. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H; Pabst, C.O; Zottele, M (2017): Advances in the developement of novel environmentally friendly control agents based on entomopathogenic fungi.
    In: 1st Mycology Tyrol Mini-Symposium - Programme and Abstract Book. 29th September 2017, University of Innsbruck. Innsbruck: Eigenverlag - Universität Innsbruck, p. 9. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H.; Rauch, H.; Zelger, R. (2017): Biological control of adult Diabrotica - Spray experiments with Metarhizium brunneum strain BIPESCO 5 under real farm conditions.
    In: Abstract Book - 16th Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group, June 11-15, 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia. Tbilisi / Tiflis: Agricultural University of Georgia, Vol. OP-16, p. 54. (Web link)

  • Zottele, M; Strasser, H (2017): Metarhizium brunneum BIPESCO 5: a sustainable and preventive biological control agent to control Diabrotica virgifera virgifera larvae.
    In: Abstract Book - 16th Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group, June 11-15, 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia. Tbilisi / Tiflis: Agricultural University of Georgia, p. 55. (Web link)



Publications 2016

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Rauch, H; Zelger, R; Strasser, H (2016): Highly Efficient Field Emergence Trap for Quantitative Adult Western Corn Rootworm Monitoring.
    In: JOURNAL OF THE KANSAS ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY 89/3, pp. 256 - 266. (DOI) (Web link)

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Taibon, J; Strasser, H (2016): Analytical methods for secondary metabolite detection.
    In: Glare, Travis R; Moran-Diez, Maria E.: Microbial-Based Biopesticides. Methods and Protocols. New York: Humana Press (= Methods in Molecular Biology, 1477), ISBN 978-1-4939-6365-2, pp. 191 - 209. (DOI) (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Rauch, H; Zelger, R; Strasser, H (2016): Efficacy assessment of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (Nematoda: Heterorhabditidae), Metarhizium brunneum (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae), and chemical insecticides for Diabrotica virgifera virgifera larval management under real farm conditions.
    In: Jehle, J.A; Jankevica, L; Crickmore, N; Půža, V; Quesada-Moraga, E; De Goñi, O.S; Traugott, M; Wennmann, J: Working Group "Microbial and Nematode Control of Invertebrate Pests". Proceedings of the Meeting "New Challenges for Biological Control" at Riga (Latvia), June 7 - 11, 2015. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 113), ISBN 978-92-9067-296-8, pp. 87 - 92. (Web link)

  • Taibon, J; Sturm, S; Seger, C; Parth, M; Strasser, H; Stuppner, H (2016): Methodenvalidierung zum Nachweis von toxisch relevanten Toxinen am Beispiel von Metarhizium brunneum (Method validation for the assessment of toxic relevant metabolites from Metarhizium brunneum).
    In: Bedlan, G: Eiweißpflanzen - Strategien und Chancen für Landwirtschaft und Industrie - 71. ALVA-Tagung. Wien: Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Lebensmittel-, Veterinär- und Agrarwesen, pp. 243 - 244. (Web link)

  • Taibon, J; Sturm, S; Seger, C; Stuppner, H; Strasser, H (2016): Development of validated analytical methods for the assessment of Metarhizium brunneum metabolites in different matrices.
    In: Jehle, J.A; Jankevica, L; Crickmore, N; Půža, V; Quesada-Moraga, E; De Goñi, O.S; Traugott, M; Wennmann, J: Working Group "Microbial and Nematode Control of Invertebrate Pests". Proceedings of the Meeting "New Challenges for Biological Control" at Riga (Latvia), June 7 - 11, 2015. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 113), ISBN 978-92-9067-296-8, p. 80. (Web link)

  • Zottele, M; Zelger, R; Strasser, H (2016): Einsatz von Metarhizium brunneum zur präventiven Bekämpfung der Maiswurzelbohrer- Larven (Usage of Metarhizium brunneum for preventive control of western corn rootworm – larvae).
    In: Bedlan, G: Eiweißpflanzen - Strategien und Chancen für Landwirtschaft und Industrie - 71. ALVA-Tagung. Wien: Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Lebensmittel-, Veterinär- und Agrarwesen, pp. 305 - 307. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Mayerhofer, J; Rauch, H; Pabst, C.O; Leuchtmann, A.; Hartmann, M; Strasser, H; Widmer, F; Enkerli, J (2016): Biocontrol of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera in maize – Assessing effects of biocontrol agents on soil microbial communities.
    In: Swiss Society for Microbiology: Abstracts Book - SSM Annual Meeting 2016. Bern 13th to 15th June, 2016. SGM-SSM: Swiss Society for Microbiology, p. 57. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H (2016): Kritische Betrachtung der Anforderungen für die EU-Zulassung von antagonistischen Pilzen.
    In: Bedlan, G: Eiweißpflanzen - Strategien und Chancen für Landwirtschaft und Industrie - 71. ALVA-Tagung. Wien: Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Lebensmittel-, Veterinär- und Agrarwesen, pp. 241 - 242. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H.; Rauch, H.; Zelger, R. (2016): Efficacy assessment of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (Nematoda: Heterorhabditidae), Metarhizium brunneum (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae), and chemical insecticides for Diabrotica virgifera virgifera larval management under real farm conditions).
    In: Broufas, G.; Knapp, M.; De Clercq, P.; Walzer, A.; Zemek, R.; Palevsky, E.: Working Group "Integrated Control of Plant-Feeding Mites": Proceedings of the 5th Working Group Meeting at Castello de la Plana (Spain), September 7-10, 2015. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 120), ISBN 978-92-9067-304-0, p. 36. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H.; Zottele, M.; Zelger, R. (2016): Metarhizium brunneum – der biologische Wirkstoff zu nachhaltigen Bekämpfung des Maiswurzelbohrers? Erste Ergebnisse von der DIACONT/INBIOSOIL – Langzeitstudie in der Steiermark.
    In: Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für integrierten Pflanzenschutz: 57. Österreichische Pflanzenschutztage. 29.11. und 30.11.2016, Stadthalle Wels. Wien: Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für integrierten Pflanzenschutz, p. 29. (Web link)

  • TAIBON, J.; STURM, S.; SEGER, C.; STRASSER, H.; STUPPNER, H. (2016): Risk assessment on toxic relevant destruxin analytes – do they enter the food chain?
    In: Hobmayer, Bert; Micura, Ronald; Striessnig, Jörg: Book of Abstracts - 6th CMBI Meeting. Gnadenwald, March 3-4, 2016. Innsbruck: Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, p. 43. (Web link)

  • Zottele, M.; Zelger, R.; Strasser, H. (2016): Pilzpersistenz und Wirkung von Metarhizium brunneum im Einsatz gegen den Maiswurzelbohrer.
    In: Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für integrierten Pflanzenschutz: 57. Österreichische Pflanzenschutztage. 29.11. und 30.11.2016, Stadthalle Wels. Wien: Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für integrierten Pflanzenschutz, p. 49. (Web link)

Media Contributions

Contribution to Telecast
  • Strasser, H: Natürlicher Maikäferfeind.
    In: Tirol TV of 2016-05-18. (Web link)

Newspaper Article
  • Strasser, H: Maikäferfeind (Biologie: Biologische Schädlingsbekämpfung) (Video).
    In: Newsroom - www.uibk.ac.at of 2016-05-18. (Web link)

Contribution to Radio Programme
  • Strasser, H: Maikäferfeind.
    In: Uni Konkret of 2016-05-19. (Web link)



Publications 2015

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Mayerhofer, J.; Enkerli, J.; Zelger, R.; Strasser, H. (2015): Biological control of the European cockchafer: persistence of Beauveria brongniartii after long-term applications in the Euroregion Tyrol.
    In: Biocontrol 60/5, pp. 617 - 629. (DOI)

  • TAIBON, J.; STURM, S.; SEGER, C.; STRASSER, H.; STUPPNER, H. (2015): Quantitative Assessment of Destruxins from Strawberry and Maize in the Lower Parts per Billion Range: Combination of a QuEChERS-Based Extraction Protocol with a Fast and Selective UHPLC-QTOF-MS Assay.
    In: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 63/23, pp. 5707 - 5713. (DOI)

  • TAIBON, J.; STURM, S.; SEGER, C.; WERTH, M.; STRASSER, H.; STUPPNER, H. (2015): Supercritical Fluid Chromatography as an Alternative Tool for the Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Metarhizium brunneum Metabolites from Culture Broth.
    In: Planta Medica 81/18, pp. 1736 - 1743. (DOI) (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Mayerhofer, J; Rauch, H; Pabst, C.O; Leuchtmann, A.; Hartmann, M.; Strasser, H; Widmer, F; Zelger, R; Enkerli, J (2015): Biocontrol of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera in maize – an ideal setup to study effects of biocontrol agents on the soil community structures.
    In: Book of Abstracts of INBIOSOIL - Innovative biological products for soil pest control Symposium 2015. Göttingen, 29.11.2015 - 03.12.2015. Göttingen: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, p. 31. (Web link)

  • Rauch, H; Mayerhofer, J; Steinwender, B.M.; Pabst, C.O; Schweisgut, M.; Benjamin, E; Sigsgaard, L; Eilenberg, J; Zelger, R; Enkerli, J; Strasser, H (2015): Diabrotica v. virgifera control and risk assessment on non-target organisms: efficacy study in Styria (Austria).
    In: Book of Abstracts of INBIOSOIL - Innovative biological products for soil pest control Symposium 2015. Göttingen, 29.11.2015 - 03.12.2015. Göttingen: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, p. 34. (Web link)

  • Rauch, H; Pabst, C.O; Zelger, R; Strasser, H (2015): Testing the robustness and efficacy of biocontrol agents for black vine weevil larval control in semi field trials.
    In: Book of Abstracts of INBIOSOIL - Innovative biological products for soil pest control Symposium 2015. Göttingen, 29.11.2015 - 03.12.2015. Göttingen: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, p. 35. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H (2015): Biological control of soil dwelling pests in the Alpine countries: From experience to knowledge. HerausgeberIn: Delegate Book: International Symposium 2015.
    In: International Symposium: Biopesticides – Innovative technologies and strategies for pest control. 7-9 September 2015. Swansea: Swansea University, p. 39.

  • Strasser, H; Rauch, H; Zelger, R (2015): Biological control of western corn root worm: Assessment of synergistic effects combined with synthetic chemicals (insecticides).
    In: Book of Abstracts of INBIOSOIL - Innovative biological products for soil pest control Symposium 2015. Göttingen, 29.11.2015 - 03.12.2015. Göttingen: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, p. 26. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H; Zelger, R; Enkerli, J (2015): Scarab control with entomopathogenic fungi: A story of success - From experience to knowledge.
    In: Book of Abstracts of INBIOSOIL - Innovative biological products for soil pest control Symposium 2015. Göttingen, 29.11.2015 - 03.12.2015. Göttingen: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, p. 25. (Web link)

  • TAIBON, J.; STURM, S.; SEGER, C.; STRASSER, H.; STUPPNER, H. (2015): Are destruxins entering the food chain? Validated analytical procedures for the assessment of Metarhizium metabolites.
    In: Book of Abstracts of INBIOSOIL - Innovative biological products for soil pest control Symposium 2015. Göttingen, 29.11.2015 - 03.12.2015. Göttingen: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, p. 27.

  • TAIBON, J.; STURM, S.; SEGER, C.; STRASSER, H.; STUPPNER, H. (2015): Combination of a QuEChERS-based extraction protocol with a fast and selective UHPLC-QTOF-MS assay for the detection and quantification of Metarhizium brunneum metabolites from honey samples.
    In: Book of Abstracts - 24th Scientifc Congress of the Austrian Pharmaceutical Society (ÖPhG). Wien: Universität Wien, p. 65.

  • TAIBON, J.; STURM, S.; SEGER, C.; STRASSER, H.; STUPPNER, H. (2015): Risk assessment on toxic relevant destruxin analytes – do they enter the food chain?
    In: Book of Abstracts of INBIOSOIL - Innovative biological products for soil pest control Symposium 2015. Göttingen, 29.11.2015 - 03.12.2015. Göttingen: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, p. 36.

  • TAIBON, J.; STURM, S.; SEGER, C.; STRASSER, H.; STUPPNER, H. (2015): UHPLC-QTOF/MS method for the analysis of destruxin residues in honey samples.
    In: Book of Abstracts of INBIOSOIL - Innovative biological products for soil pest control Symposium 2015. Göttingen, 29.11.2015 - 03.12.2015. Göttingen: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, p. 37.

  • TAIBON, J.; STURM, S.; SEGER, C.; STUPPNER, H.; STRASSER, H. (2015): Development of validated analytical methods for the assessment of Metarhizium brunneum metabolites in different matrices. New challenges for biological control.
    In: Abstract Book - 15th Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS WG "Microbial and Nematode Control of Invertebrate Pests". Riga: Die lettländische Universität, p. 23. (Web link)

  • TAIBON, J.; STURM, S.; SEGER, S.; STUPPNER, H.; STRASSER, H. (2015): Development of validated analytical methods for the assessment of Metarhizium brunneum metabolites in different matrices.
    In: Abstract Booklet - 11th ASAC JunganalytikerInnenforum. Innsbruck: Eigenverlag - Universität Innsbruck, p. 24.

Journal Article in Professional / Transfer-Oriented Journal
  • Rauch, H.; Zelger, R.; Strasser, H. (2015): Neue Pflanzenschutzstrategien zur Bekämpfung des Maiswurzelbohrers.
    In: Der Pflanzenarzt 68/3, pp. 8 - 11.



Publications 2014

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • TAIBON, J.; STURM, S.; SEGER, C.; PARTH, M.; STRASSER, H.; STUPPNER, H. (2014): Development of a fast and selective UHPLC-DAD-QTOF-MS/MS method for the qualitative and quantitative assessment of destruxin profiles.
    In: Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 406/29, pp. 7623 - 7632. (DOI) (Web link)

Journal Article (Meeting-Abstract)
  • Mayerhofer, J.; Enkerli, J.; Zelger, R.; Strasser, H. (2014): Long-term persistence of Beauveria brongniartii BIPESCO 2 used for cockchafer control in the Euroregion Tyrol.
    In: Berichte aus dem Julius Kühn-Institut 174, p. 65. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Parth, M.; Taibon, J.; Strasser, H. (2014): Effect of Metarhizium spp. growth media on the accumulation of destruxins in a 10-L stirred tank reactor.
    In: Berichte aus dem Julius Kühn-Institut 174, p. 107. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Rauch, H.; Strasser, H.; Zelger, R. (2014): Evidence for synergies between Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (Nematoda: Heterorhabditidae) and Metarhizium brunneum (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) in western corn rootworm control.
    In: Berichte aus dem Julius Kühn-Institut 174, p. 117. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Taibon, J.; Sturm, S.; Seger, C.; Stuppner, H.; Strasser, H. (2014): Development of analytical methods for the analysis of Metarhizium brunneum metabolites in crop matrices.
    In: Berichte aus dem Julius Kühn-Institut 174, p. 53. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Vidal, S.; Patel, A.; Strasser, H.; Butt, T.; Eilenberg, J.; Enkerli, J.; Quesada-Moraga, E.; Wesseler, J.; Tencalla, F.; Peters, A.; Nesrsta, M.; Shearer, A.; Limbers, H.; Hansen, E.; Koukoutsakis, A. (2014): Innovative biological products for soil pest control: Outline of an EU project.
    In: Berichte aus dem Julius Kühn-Institut 174, pp. 110 - 111. (DOI) (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Parth, M.; Taibon, J.; Strasser, H. (2014): Pflanzenschutzmittel und ihre Rückstände – Methoden zur Vermeidung einer möglichen Destruxin-Anreicherung während der Produktherstellung von Metarhizium brunneum (Plant protection agents and their residues – Methods to avoid destruxin accumulation while producing Metarhizium brunneum biomass in a bioreactor system).
    In: Bedlan, G.; Plenk, A.: 69. ALVA-Tagung „Angewandte Forschung – gibt es neue Wege?” - Tagungsbericht. Wieselburg: Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Lebensmittel-, Veterinär- und Agrarwesen, pp. 306 - 308. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H.; Rauch, H.; Schweisgut, M.; Zelger, R. (2014): Praxistauglicher Einsatz von biologischen Pflanzenschutzmitteln zur Bekämpfung des Maiswurzelbohrers – eine erste Bilanz basierend auf Feldversuche in der Steiermark.
    In: Bedlan, G.; Plenk, A.: 69. ALVA-Tagung „Angewandte Forschung – gibt es neue Wege?” - Tagungsbericht. Wieselburg: Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Lebensmittel-, Veterinär- und Agrarwesen, pp. 178 - 180. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Strasser, H.; Rauch, H.; Zelger, R. (2014): Diabrotica-Monitoring 2014 in South of Styria – beetle density versus crop failure.
    In: Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für integrierten Pflanzenschutz: Tagungsband 55. Österreichische Pflanzenschutztage. 22.11.-27.11.2014, Schloss Seggau bei Leibnitz. Wien: Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für integrierten Pflanzenschutz, p. 17. (Web link)

  • TAIBON, J.; STURM, S.; SEGER, C.; WERTH, M.; STRASSER, H.; STUPPNER, H (2014): Supercritical fluid chromatography as a novel tool for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of fungal metabolites secreted by Metharizium brunneum.
    In: Book of Abstracts - 6th Life Science Meeting. Innsbruck: Eigenverlag - Universität Innsbruck, p. 64.

Book Chapter, Transfer-Oriented
  • Strasser, H. (2014): Melocont® Pilzgerste zur biologischen Maikäfer-Schädlingsbekämpfung im Grünland.
    In: Frank, Peter: Internationaler Grünlandtag 2014: Praktikertag am, LLA Weitau, Ort: St. Johann in Tirol. Innsbruck: Landeslandwirtschaftskammer für Tirol, pp. 1 - 5.



Publications 2013

Contributions to Books / Journals

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Mayerhofer, J.; Enkerli, J.; Zelger, R.; Strasser, H. (2013): Monitoring of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria brongniartii in cockchafer infested areas of the Euroregion Tyrol.
    In: Ehlers, R.-U.; Bazok, R.; Crickmore, N.; Lopez-Ferber, M.; Glazer, I.; Quesada-Moraga, E.; Traugott, M.: Proceedings of the meeting "Biological Control - its unique role in organic and integrated production". Zagreb (Croatia), 16 – 20 June, 2013. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 90), ISBN 978-92-9067-268-5, pp. 21 - 25. (Web link)

  • Mitteregger, M.; Sonderegger, S.; Strasser, H. (2013): Field persistence of Metarhizium spp. strains applied as biocontrol agents against ticks (Ixodes ricinus).
    In: Ehlers, R.-U.; Bazok, R.; Crickmore, N.; Lopez-Ferber, M.; Glazer, I.; Quesada-Moraga, E.; Traugott, M.: Proceedings of the meeting "Biological Control - its unique role in organic and integrated production". Zagreb (Croatia), 16 – 20 June, 2013. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 90), ISBN 978-92-9067-268-5, pp. 63 - 67. (Web link)

  • Rauch, H.; Zelger, R.; Hutwimmer, S.; Strasser, H. (2013): Susceptibility of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) to entomopathogenic fungi: Laboratory assays and field trials.
    In: Ehlers, R.-U.; Bazok, R.; Crickmore, N.; Lopez-Ferber, M.; Glazer, I.; Quesada-Moraga, E.; Traugott, M.: Proceedings of the meeting "Biological Control - its unique role in organic and integrated production". Zagreb (Croatia), 16 – 20 June, 2013. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 90), ISBN 978-92-9067-268-5, pp. 27 - 31. (Web link)

  • Taibon, J.; Sturm, S.; Seger, C.; Strasser, H.; Stuppner, H. (2013): Development of analytical tools to monitor the fate of Metarhizium anisopliae metabolites in the environment.
    In: Ehlers, R.-U.; Bazok, R.; Crickmore, N.; Lopez-Ferber, M.; Glazer, I.; Quesada-Moraga, E.; Traugott, M.: Proceedings of the meeting "Biological Control - its unique role in organic and integrated production". Zagreb (Croatia), 16 – 20 June, 2013. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 90), ISBN 978-92-9067-268-5, pp. 75 - 78. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Mayerhofer, J.; Enkerli, J.; Zelger, R.; Strasser, H. (2013): Bestimmungsservice zum Nachweis des Wirkstoffs Melocont®-Pilzgerste in applizierten Maikäfer- Befallsflächen.
    In: Österr. Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Integrierten Pflanzenschutz: 54. Österreichische Pflanzenschutztage. Wien: Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für integrierten Pflanzenschutz, p. 47. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H.; Mayerhofer, J.; Frank, P.; Zelger, R. (2013): Biologische Maikäferbekämpfung in der EU Region Tirol: eine zwanzigjährige Erfolgsgeschichte.
    In: Österr. Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Integrierten Pflanzenschutz: 54. Österreichische Pflanzenschutztage. Wien: Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für integrierten Pflanzenschutz, pp. 19 - 20. (Web link)

Media Contributions

Article in Popular Magazine
  • Strasser, H.: Wunderwaffe Pilz.
    In: zukunft forschung - Magazin für Wissenschaft und Forschung der Universität Innsbruck of 2013-04-01.



Publications 2012

Contributions to Books / Journals

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Altomare, C.; Pernfuss, B.; Strasser, H. (2012): Assessing potential cytotoxicity of biocontrol microorganisms using invertebrate assays.
    In: Sundh, I.; Wilckes, A.; Goettel, M.: Beneficial Microorganisms in Agriculture, Food and Environment. Safety Assessment and Regulation. Wallingford [u.a.]: CAB International Publishing, ISBN 9781845938109, pp. 240 - 256. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Niedermayr, V.; Strasser, H. (2012): Mass production of ecologically competent Metarhizium anisopliae spores for pest management.
    In: Pertot, I.; Elad, Yigal; Gessler, C; Cini, A: IOBC/WPRS Working Group "Biological control of fungal and bacterial plant pathogens". Proceedings of the meeting at Graz (Austria), 07 - 10 June, 2010. IOBC wprs, ISBN 978-92-9067-256-2, pp. 103 - 106. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Strasser, H.; Kirchmair, M. (2012): Innovative Biologische Pflanzenschutzmittel zur Bekämpfung von Bodenschädlingen (INBIOSOIL).
    In: Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für integrierten Pflanzenschutz: 53. Österreichische Pflanzenschutztage. Book of Abstracts. Wien: Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für integrierten Pflanzenschutz, pp. 66 - 67.



Publications 2011

(Co-)Edited Books

Proceedings (Editorship)
  • Ehlers, R.-U.; Crickmore, N.; Enkerli, J.; Glazer, I.; Kirchmair, M.; Lopez-Ferber, M.; Neuhauser, S.; Strasser, H.; Tkaczuk, C.; Traugott, M. (2011): Proceedings of the 13th European Meeting “Biological Control in IPM Systems” at Innsbruck (Austria). Working Group “Insect Pathogens and Entomopathogenic Nematodes”. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 66). ISBN 978-92-9067-241-8. (Web link)

Contributions to Books / Journals

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Strasser, H.; Hutwimmer, S.; Burgstaller, W. (2011): Metabolite toxicology of fungal biocontrol agents: Risks and Risk Assessment.
    In: Ehlers, R.U.: Regulation of Biological Control Agents. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer, ISBN 978-90-481-3663-6, pp. 191 - 213. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Strauch, O.; Strasser, H.; Hauschild, R.; Ehlers, R.-U. (2011): Proposals for bacterial and fungal biocontrol agents.
    In: Ehlers, R.U.: Regulation of Biological Control Agents. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer, ISBN 978-90-481-3663-6, pp. 267 - 288. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Sonderegger, S.; Niedermayr, V.; Strasser, H. (2011): Studies on the storage of formulated Metarhizium anisopliae conidia: Effect of temperature on conidia germination and virulence against Tenebrio larvae.
    In: Ehlers, R.-U.; Crickmore, N.; Enkerli, J.; Glazer, I.; Kirchmair, M.; Lopez-Ferber, M.; Neuhauser, S.; Strasser, H.; Tkaczuk, C.; Traugott, M.: Proceedings of the 13th European Meeting “Biological Control in IPM Systems” at Innsbruck (Austria). Working Group “Insect Pathogens and Entomopathogenic Nematodes”. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 66), ISBN 978-92-9067-241-8, Vol. 66, pp. 145 - 149. (Web link)

  • Strasser, H.; Vrabl, P.; Tartarotti, L. (2011): Assessment of oxalate and oosporein accumulation by endophytic Beauveria bassiana isolates.
    In: Ehlers, R.-U.; Crickmore, N.; Enkerli, J.; Glazer, I.; Kirchmair, M.; Lopez-Ferber, M.; Neuhauser, S.; Strasser, H.; Tkaczuk, C.; Traugott, M.: Proceedings of the 13th European Meeting “Biological Control in IPM Systems” at Innsbruck (Austria). Working Group “Insect Pathogens and Entomopathogenic Nematodes”. IOBC wprs (= IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 66), ISBN 978-92-9067-241-8, Vol. 66, pp. 237 - 240. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Walder, G.; Strasser, H.; Prader, A.; Zelger, R. (2011): Fungal control of ticks in Europe: Methods and first results.
    In: 2011 International Congress on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control & 44th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology. ABSTRACTS. 07.08.-11.08.2011 Halifax, Canada. Halifax: Saint Mary's University, p. 48. (Web link)



Publications 2010

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Hutwimmer, S.; Wang, H.; Strasser, H.; Burgstaller, W. (2010): Formation of exudate droplets by Metarhizium anisopliae and the presence of destruxins.
    In: Mycologia 102/1, pp. 1 - 10. (DOI)

  • Laengle, T.; Strasser, H. (2010): Developing a risk indicator to comparatively assess environmental risks posed by microbial and conventional pest control agents.
    In: Biocontrol Science and Technology 20/7, pp. 659 - 681. (DOI)

  • Lösch, A.; Hutwimmer, S.; Strasser, H. (2010): Carbon utilization pattern as a potential quality control criterion for virulence of Beauveria brongniartii.
    In: JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY 104, pp. 58 - 65. (Web link)

  • Shah, F.A.; Greig, C.; Hutwimmer, S.; Strasser, H.; Dyson, P.; Carlile, B.; Butt, T.M. (2010): Evaluation of the effects of the insect pathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae on microbial populations of disparate plant growing media.
    In: Fungal Ecology 3/3, pp. 185 - 194. (DOI)



Publications 2009

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Kirchmair, M.; Neuhauser, S.; Voloshchuk, N.; Hoffmann, M.; Strasser, H.; Huber, L. (2009): Biological control of grape phylloxera – a historical review and future prospects.
    In: Acta Horticulturae 816, pp. 13 - 18.

  • Wang, H.; Hutwimmer, S.; Strasser, H.; Burgstaller, W. (2009): Destruxin production of Metarhizium anisopliae under carbon and nitrogen exhaustion.
    In: Journal of Basic Microbiology 49/4, pp. 404 - 411. (DOI) (Web link)

Journal Article (Review)
  • Toepfer, S.; Haye, T.; Erlandson, M.; Goettel, M.; Lundgren, J.; Kleespies, R.G.; Weber, D.; Jackson, J.; Peters, A.; Cabrera Walsh, G.; Ehlers, R.U.; Strasser, H.; Keller, S.; Moore, D.; Vidal, S.; Kuhlmann, U. (2009): A review of the natural enemies of beetles in the subtribe Diabroticina (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): Implications for sustainable pest management.
    In: Biocontrol Science and Technology 19, pp. 1 - 65.

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Kirchmair, M.; Neuhauser, S.; Strasser, H.; Huber, L. (2009): Fungal BCAs in viticulture: compatibility with common fungicides.
    In: Ehlers, R.; Crickmore, N.; Enkerli, J.; Glazer, I.; Lopez-Ferber, M.; Tkaczuk, C.: Working Group "Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes" and COST Action 862 "Bacterial Toxins for Insect Control".12th Meeting "Future Research and Development in the Use of Microbial Agents and Nematodes for Biological Insect Control". Proceedings of the meeting at Pamplona (Spain), 22-25 June, 2009. IOBC wprs (= IOBC/wprs Bulletin, 45), ISBN 978-92-9067-219-7, pp. 283 - 286.

  • Strasser, H. (2009): Concepts and visions to overcome problems with microbial biocontrol agent registration.
    In: Ehlers, R.; Crickmore, N.; Enkerli, J.; Glazer, I.; Lopez-Ferber, M.; Tkaczuk, C.: Working Group "Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes" and COST Action 862 "Bacterial Toxins for Insect Control".12th Meeting "Future Research and Development in the Use of Microbial Agents and Nematodes for Biological Insect Control". Proceedings of the meeting at Pamplona (Spain), 22-25 June, 2009. IOBC wprs (= IOBC/wprs Bulletin, 45), ISBN 978-92-9067-219-7, pp. 41 - 46.

Journal Article in Professional / Transfer-Oriented Journal
  • Strasser, H. (2009): Biologisch gegen den Mai- und Gartenlaubkäfer.
    In: Grünes Tirol 3, pp. 123 - 126.



Publications 2008

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Meeting-Abstract)
  • Kirchmair, M.; Strasser, H. (2008): Evaluierung gesundheitlicher Risiken durch biologische Schädlingskontrolle am Beispiel des Pilzwirkstoffes Melocont®-Pilzgerste.
    In: Umweltmedizin in Forschung und Praxis 13/5, p. 280.

  • Kirchmair, M.; Strasser, H. (2008): Serpula lacrymans, an emerging problem in converted alpine barns and huts.
    In: Umweltmedizin in Forschung und Praxis 13/5, p. 315.

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Strasser, H.; Hutwimmer, S.; Zelger, R. (2008): Fungal control of subterranean pests.
    In: Robson, G.; van West, P.; Gadd, G.M. (Ed.): Exploitation of Fungi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (= British Mycological Society Symposia, 26), ISBN 9780521859356, pp. 247 - 274.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Speiser, B.; Tamm, L.; Bale, J.; Fjelsted, A.; Hokkanen, H.; Menzler-Hokkanen, I.; Kuhlmann, U.; Strasser, H.; Strauch, O.; Ehlers, R.U (2008): Facilitating the registration of biocontrol organisms, plant extracts and semiochemicals in Europe.
    In: Proceedings of the 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress, Modena, Italy. Eigenverlag.

  • Strasser, H.; Typas, M.; Altomare, C.; Butt, T.M. (2008): Proposal on the risk assessment of metabolites produced by micro-organisms in plant protection products.
    In: Ehlers, R.U.; Enkerli, J.; Glaser, I.; López-Ferber, M.; Tkaczuk, C.: Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes. IOBC wprs, pp. 21 - 26.



Publications 2007

Contributions to Books / Journals

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Hutwimmer, S.; Burgstaller, W.; Strasser, H. (2007): Are genetic algorithms a “magic bullet” for optimising cultivation conditions for entomopathogenic fungi?
    In: Enkerli, J. (Ed.): Pathogens and insect parasitic nematodes. Integrated control of soil insect pests. IOBC wprs (= IOBC wprs Bulletin. Insect, 30 (7)), pp. 143 - 147.

  • Kirchmair, M.; Hoffmann, M.; Neuhauser, S.; Strasser, H.; Huber, L (2007): Persistence of GRANMET®, a Metarhizium anisopliae based product, in grape phylloxera-infested vineyards.
    In: Enkerli, J. (Ed.): Pathogens and insect parasitic nematodes. Integrated control of soil insect pests. IOBC wprs (= IOBC wprs Bulletin. Insect, 30 (7)), pp. 137 - 142.

  • Lösch, A.; Hutwimmer, S.; Pernfuss, B.; Strasser, H. (2007): Assessment of virulence test-systems for quality assurance using sub-cultivated Beauveria brongniartii conidia.
    In: Enkerli, J. (Ed.): Pathogens and insect parasitic nematodes. Integrated control of soil insect pests. IOBC wprs (= IOBC wprs Bulletin. Insect, 30 (7)), pp. 149 - 154.

  • Pernfuss, B.; Kron Morelli, R.; Zelger, R.; Strasser, H. (2007): Metarhizium spp. against locusts and grasshoppers – a short review and future prospects.
    In: Enkerli, J. (Ed.): Pathogens and insect parasitic nematodes. Integrated control of soil insect pests. IOBC wprs (= IOBC wprs Bulletin. Insect, 30 (7)), pp. 133 - 136.

  • Pernfuss, B.; Längle, T.; Kron-Morelli, R.; Strasser, H. (2007): Fungal BCAs in the European Union: Beauveria brongniartii (Sacc.) Petch as the model organism to address key questions.
    In: Papierok, B. (Ed.): Pathogens and insect parasitic nematodes. Invertebrate pathogens in biocontrol: present and future. IOBC wprs (= IOBC wprs Bulletin. Insect, 30 (1)), pp. 111 - 116.

  • Strasser, H.; Pernfuss, B.; Seger, C. (2007): Does Beauveria spp. produce toxins after application when the product is present at the crop?
    In: Papierok, B. (Ed.): Pathogens and insect parasitic nematodes. Invertebrate pathogens in biocontrol: present and future. IOBC wprs (= IOBC wprs Bulletin. Insect, 30 (1)), pp. 91 - 94.

Journal Article in Professional / Transfer-Oriented Journal
  • Strasser, H. (2007): Erstes Resümee bezüglich Maikäferkontrolle in Tirol.
    In: Maschinenring Aktuell 84, p. 5.



Publications 2006

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • SEGER, C.; EBERHART, K.; STURM, S.; STRASSER, H.; STUPPNER, H. (2006): Apolar chromatography on Sephadex LH-20 combined with high-speed counter-current chromatography. High yield strategy for structurally closely related analytes - Destruxin derivatives from Metarhizium anisopliae as a case study.
    In: Journal of Chromatography A 1117/1, pp. 67 - 73. (DOI)

  • STURM, S.; STRASSER, E. M.; STUPPNER, H. (2006): Quantification of Fumaria officinalis isoquinoline alkaloids by non- aqueous capillary electrophoresis - electrospray ion trap mass spectrometry.
    In: Journal of Chromatography A 1112/1-2, pp. 331 - 338. (DOI) (Web link)

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Strasser, H.; Kirchmair, M. (2006): Potential health problems due to exposure in handling and using biological control agents.
    In: Eilenberg, J.; Hokkanen, H.M.T.: An Ecological and Societal Approach to Biological Control. Dordrecht - Heidelberg - London - New York - Berlin: Springer (= Progress in biological control, 2), ISBN 978-1-4020-4320-8, pp. 275 - 293.



Publications 2005

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • LÄNGLE, T.; PERNFUSS, B.; SEGER, C.; STRASSER, H. (2005): Field efficacy evaluation of Beauveria brongniartii against Melolontha melolontha in potato cultures.
    In: Sydowia 57, pp. 54 - 97.

  • SEGER, C.; ERLEBACH, D.; STUPPNER, H.; GRIESSER, U.J.; STRASSER, H. (2005): Physico-chemical Characterization of Oosporein, a major metabolite of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria brongniartii.
    In: Helvetica Chimica Acta 88, pp. 802 - 810. (DOI) (Web link)

  • SEGER, C.; LÄNGLE, T.; PERNFUSS, B.; STUPPNER, H.; STRASSER, H. (2005): A high-performance liquid chromatography-diode array detection assay for the detection and quantification of the Beauveria metabolite oosporein from potato tubers.
    In: Journal of Chromatography A 1092/2, pp. 254 - 257. (DOI)

  • SEGER, C.; STURM, S.; LÄNGLE, T.; WIMMER, W.; STUPPNER, H.; STRASSER, H. (2005): Development of a sensitive HPLC-DAD assay for the detection and quantification of the fungal metabolite oosporein from fungal culture broth and biological pest control formulations.
    In: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 53, pp. 1364 - 1369. (DOI)

  • Traugott, M.; Weissteiner, S.; Strasser, H. (2005): Effects of the entomopathogenous fungus Beauveria brongniartii for the non-target predator Poecilus versicolor (Coleoptera: Carabidae).
    In: BIOLOGICAL CONTROL 33, pp. 107 - 112.

  • Traugott, M.; Weissteiner, S.; Strasser, H. (2005): Risk assessment of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria brongniartii for the non-target predator Poecilus versicolor (Coleoptera: Carabidae).
    In: BIOLOGICAL CONTROL 33, pp. 107 - 112.

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Kirchmair, M.; Huber, L.; Leither, E; Strasser, H. (2005): The impact of the fungal BCA Metarhizium anisopliae on soil fungi and animals.
    In: Keller, S.: Working Group "Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes”, Subgroup “Melolontha”, Proceedings of the meeting at Innsbruck (Austria), 11-13 October 2004. IOBC wprs (= IOBC/WPRS Bulletins, 28/2), ISBN 92-9067-174-0, pp. 157 - 161.

  • Weissteiner, S.; Strasser, H.; Traugott, M. (2005): Risk assessment of Beauveria brongniartii for three carabid beetles.
    In: Papierok, B. (Ed.): Working Group "Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes", 9th European Meeting "Growing Biocontrol Markets – Challenge Research and Development" at Schloss Salzau, Kiel (Germany), 23-29 May 2003. Paris: INRA (Institut national de la recherche agronomique) (= IOBC wprs Bulletin, 28 (3)), ISBN 92-9067-175-9, pp. 93 - 96.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Weissteiner, S.; Strasser, H.; Traugott, M. (2005): Risk assessment of Beauveria brongniartii for three carabid beetles.
    In: Keller, S.: Working Group "Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes”, Subgroup “Melolontha”, Proceedings of the meeting at Innsbruck (Austria), 11-13 October 2004. IOBC wprs (= IOBC/WPRS Bulletins, 28/2), ISBN 92-9067-174-0, pp. 93 - 96.

Other Publications

Database, Scientific
  • Strasser, H. (2005): BIPESCO-Homepage. (Web link)



Publications 2004

(Co-)Edited Books

Proceedings (Editorship)
  • Pernfuß, B.; Strasser, H. (eds.) (2004): Book of Abstracts - Fourth meeting of the Melolontha subgroup of the IOBC/WPRS working group 'Entomopathogens and entomoparasitic nematodes'. Eigenverlag.

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Abendstein, D.; Schweigkofler, W.; Strasser, H. (2004): Effect of the Fungal Metabolite Oosporein on Feeding Behaviour and Survival of Melolontha Melolontha L. - and Galleria Mellonella L.-Larvae.
    In: Laimburg Journal 1/2, pp. 273 - 276.

  • Kirchmair, M.; Huber, L.; Porten, M.; Rainer, J.; Strasser, H. (2004): Metarhizium Anisopliae, a Potential Biological Control Agent against Grape Phylloxera.
    In: Biocontrol 49, pp. 295 - 303.

  • Michelitsch, A.; Rückert, U.; Rittmannsberger, A.; Seger, C.; Strasser, H.; Likussar, W. (2004): Accurate Determination of Oosporein in Fungal Culture Broth by Differential Pulse Polarography.
    In: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 52/6, pp. 1423 - 1426.

  • Seger, C.; Sturm, S.; Stuppner, H.; Butt, T.M.; Strasser, H.; (2004): New Sample Preparation Strategy and Accelerated HPLC-DAD/MS Assay for the Determination of Destruxin Type Metabolites from Metarhizium Anisopliae Culture Filtrates.
    In: Journal of Chromatography A 1061, pp. 35 - 43.

  • Strasser, H. (2004): Assessment of Scarab Infestation in Austria.
    In: Laimburg Journal 1/2, pp. 171 - 175.

  • STRASSER, H. (2004): Biocontrol of Important Soil Dwelling Pests by Improving the Efficacy of Insect Pathogenic Fungi.
    In: Laimburg Journal 1/2, pp. 236 - 241.

  • Strasser, H. (2004): Scarabaeiden in Österreich: Schadensumfang und biologische Bekämpfung.
    In: Nachrichtenblatt des Deutschen Pflanzenschutzdienstes 56/5, pp. 91 - 94.

Journal Article (Review)
  • Pernfuss, B.; Abendstein, D.; Strasser, H. (2004): Virulence of Entomopathogenic Fungi.
    In: Laimburg Journal 1/2, pp. 242 - 247.

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • KIRCHMAIR, M.; HUBER, L.; STRASSER, H. (2004): The use of Metarhizium anisopliae against grape phylloxera, in Management of Plant Diseases and Arthropod Pests by BCAs and their Integration in Agricultural Systems.
    In: Elad, Y.; Pertot, I.; Enkegaard, A. (eds.): Management of Plant Diseases and Arthropod Pests by BCAs and their Integration in Agricultural Systems. Proceed. of a Meeting of the WGs 'Biological Control of Fungal & Bacterial Plant Pathogens', 'Integrated Control in Protected Crops, Temperate Climate', 'Integrated Control in Protected Crops, Mediterranean Climate', S. Michele, Italy, 9-13/6/2004. Inra: Centre de Recherches (= IOBC WPRS bulletin, 27 (8)), ISBN 92-9067-170-8, pp. 145 - 150.

  • STRASSER, H.; LÄNGLE, T.; PERNFUSS, B.; SEGER, C. (2004): Experiences with the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria brongniartii for the biological control of the common cockchafer Melolontha melolontha.
    In: Elad, Y.; Pertot, I.; Enkegaard, A. (eds.): Management of Plant Diseases and Arthropod Pests by BCAs and their Integration in Agricultural Systems. Proceed. of a Meeting of the WGs 'Biological Control of Fungal & Bacterial Plant Pathogens', 'Integrated Control in Protected Crops, Temperate Climate', 'Integrated Control in Protected Crops, Mediterranean Climate', S. Michele, Italy, 9-13/6/2004. Inra: Centre de Recherches (= IOBC WPRS bulletin, 27 (8)), ISBN 92-9067-170-8, pp. 131 - 132.



Publications 2003

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Weissteiner, S.; Juen, A.; Strasser, H.; Traugott, M. (2003): Stellt Beauveria brongniartii eine Gefahr für Laufkäfer dar?
    In: DGaaE Nachrichten 17, pp. 10 - 11.

Journal Article (Other)
  • Blum, B.; Eehlers, R.; Haukeland-Salinas, S.; Hokkanen, H.; Jung, K.; Kuhlmann, U.; Menzler-Hokkanen, I.; Ravensberg, W.; Strasser, H.; Warrior, P.; Wilson, M. (2003): Biological Control Agents: Safety And Regulatory Policy.
    In: Biocontrol 48, pp. 477 - 484.

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Abendstein, D.; Schweigkofler, W.; Strasser, H. (2003): Study on Insecticidal, Antifeedant and Growth Inhibitory Properties of Oosporein on Selected Pest Organisms.
    In: Papierok, B. (ed.): Working Group "Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes", Proceedings of the 8th European Meeting "Entomopathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes: Current Research and Perspectives in Pest Biocontrol" at Athens (Greece), 29 May - 2 June 2001. Paris: INRA (Institut national de la recherche agronomique) (= IOBC/wprs Bulletin (International Organization for Biocontrol and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants, West Palaeacrtic Regional Section), 26(1)), ISBN 92-9067-149-8, pp. 103 - 106.

  • Pernfuss, B.; Schweigkofler, W.; Strasser, H. (2003): Distinction of the Entomopathogenic Fungal Species Beauveria Brongniartii and Beauveria Bassiana by Comparing their Carbon Utilisation Patterns, in Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes.
    In: Papierok, B. (ed.): Working Group "Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes", Proceedings of the 8th European Meeting "Entomopathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes: Current Research and Perspectives in Pest Biocontrol" at Athens (Greece), 29 May - 2 June 2001. Paris: INRA (Institut national de la recherche agronomique) (= IOBC/wprs Bulletin (International Organization for Biocontrol and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants, West Palaeacrtic Regional Section), 26(1)), ISBN 92-9067-149-8, Vol. 26, pp. 121 - 124.

  • Strasser, H. (2003): Future Needs in Risk Assessment of Fungal Biological Control Agents.
    In: Papierok, B. (ed.): Working Group "Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes", Proceedings of the 8th European Meeting "Entomopathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes: Current Research and Perspectives in Pest Biocontrol" at Athens (Greece), 29 May - 2 June 2001. Paris: INRA (Institut national de la recherche agronomique) (= IOBC/wprs Bulletin (International Organization for Biocontrol and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants, West Palaeacrtic Regional Section), 26(1)), ISBN 92-9067-149-8, pp. 5 - 8.

  • Strasser, H.; Erschbamer, M. (2003): Effect of Temperature on Metarhizium Anisopliae Conidia Germination and Vegetative Growth, in Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes.
    In: Papierok, B. (ed.): Working Group "Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes", Proceedings of the 8th European Meeting "Entomopathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes: Current Research and Perspectives in Pest Biocontrol" at Athens (Greece), 29 May - 2 June 2001. Paris: INRA (Institut national de la recherche agronomique) (= IOBC/wprs Bulletin (International Organization for Biocontrol and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants, West Palaeacrtic Regional Section), 26(1)), ISBN 92-9067-149-8, Vol. 26, pp. 117 - 120.

Journal Article in Professional / Transfer-Oriented Journal
  • Huber, L.; Eisenbeis, G.; Hammes, H.; Porten, M.; Rainer, J.; Kirchmair, M.; Strasser, H.; Rühl, E.H. (2003): Biologische Kontrolle von Reblauspopulationen - Hilft ein Bodenpilz gegen die Reblaus?
    In: Das Deutsche Weinmagazin 12, pp. 16 - 18.



Publications 2002

Contributions to Books / Journals

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Pernfuss, B.; Schweigkofler, W.; Abendstein, D.; Strasser, H. (2002): Virulence and Attenuation of Entomopathogenic Beauveria Brongniartii Strains. Integrated Control of Soil Pests.
    In: Keller, S. (ed.): Working Group "Integrated Control of Soil Pests", Sub Group "Melolontha", Proceedings of the Meeting at Aosta (Italy), 24-26 September 2001. Paris: INRA (Institut national de la recherche agronomique) (= IOBC/wprs Bulletin (International Organization for Biocontrol and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants, West Palaeacrtic Regional Section), 25(7)), ISBN 92-9067-144-9, pp. 103 - 108.



Publications 2000

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Abendstein, D.; Pernfuss, B.; Strasser, H. (2000): Evaluation of Beauveria-Brongniartii and its Metabolite Oosporein Regarding Phytotoxicity on Seed Potatoes.
    In: Biocontrol Science and Technology 10, p. 789.

  • Strasser, H.; Abendstein, D.; Stuppner, H.; Butt, T.M. (2000): Monitoring the Distribution of Secondary Metabolites Produced by the Entomogenous Fungus Beauveria-Brongniartii with Particular Reference to Oosporein.
    In: Mycological Research - the International Journal of Fungal Biology 104, p. 1227.

Journal Article (Review)
  • Strasser, H.; Vey, A.; Butt, T.M. (2000): Are There any Risks in Using Entomopathogenic Fungi for Pest-Control, with Particular Reference to the Bioactive Metabolites of Metarhizium, Tolypocladium and Beauveria Species.
    In: Biocontrol Science and Technology 10, p. 717.

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