Maria del Mar Martinez de Altube

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The red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae), is an important pest of palms. It has recently colonized the Mediterranean Basin, where it is a serious problem on ornamental Phoenix canariensis (Chabaud) palms. The efficacy of Steinernema carpocapsae (Weiser) (Nematoda: Steinernematidae) in a chitosan formulation(More)
Entomopathogenic nematodes Steinernema carpocapsae were applied in a chitosan formulation (Biorend R®) to control the flat-headed rootborer Capnodis tenebrionis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in 5 field trials in the province of Valencia, Spain. Application was performed during spring and summer into the soil around apricot trees at densities of 1 and 1.5(More)
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