James M. Cupello

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To prevent losses during long-distance shipment, a new delivery system was developed for the mosquito parasite Romanomermis culicivorax. A specially designed shipping container, two types of culture media (sand and a mixture of sand, vermiculite, and charcoal [SVC]), and two types of insert (polystyrene and polyester urethane foam [PUF]) were tested.(More)
Although entomogenous nenmtodes generally have many of the attributes of the ideal biocontrol agent, many of these attributes make the nematodes less than desirable for commercial production. Environmental limitations, lack of patent protection, "shelf life," shipping problems, and the need for users to receive specialized training are factors that have(More)
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