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- Jenkins, D.; Shapiro-Ilan, D.; Goenaga, R.
- Florida entomologist 2008 v.91 no.1 pp. 75
- pot culture, etc ; Diaprepes abbreviatus; entomopathogenic nematodes; Steinernema; Heterorhabditis megidis; pathogenicity; larvae; mortality; insect control; Litchi chinensis; Oxisols; clay soils; greenhouses; Show all 13 Subjects
In a previous study, laboratory trials indicated that 9 strains and species of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) were pathogenic against larvae of Diaprepes abbreviatus in an Oxisol from Puerto Rico. In this study we tested the efficacy of 5 species/strains of EPN in an Oxisol under greenhouse conditions. The nematodes were applied at 100 infective juveniles per cm2 to 19-L pots containing a high ...