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- Noujeim, Elise; Rehayem, Martine; Nemer, Nabil
- Biocontrol science and technology 2015 v.25 no.7 pp. 843-851
- jars, etc ; Cedrus libani; Cephalcia; Heterorhabditis bacteriophora; bioassays; biological control; buds; entomopathogenic nematodes; forests; mortality; nematode larvae; sawflies; soil; Lebanon; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Cedars of Lebanon Cedrus libani have been attacked since 1990s by a hymenopteran sawfly, Cephalcia tannourinensis (Chevin), causing considerable damage to the foliar buds . A biological control programme using entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) was conducted in vitro against C. tannourinensis prenymphs. Two EPNs strains belonging to the same species Heterorhabditis bacteriophora were used; one indi ...