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The susceptibility of different species of sciarid flies to entomopathogenic nematodes.
Steinernema feltiae is the most effective nematode for controlling sciarid species but S. carpocapsae does exert some control. S. feltiae is less effective at 30 degrees C than at 22 degrees C. S.… Expand
The nematicidal effects of the bacteria Pseudomonas oryzihabitans and Xenorhabdus nematophilus on the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne javanica
In two laboratory experiments and one pot experiment the influence of the bacterial symbionts Pseudomonas oryzihabitans from Steinernema abbasi and Xenorhabdus nematophilus from S. carpocapsae on the… Expand
Biological control of the black vine weevil, Otiorhynchus sulcatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with entomopathogenic nematodes (Nematoda: Rhabditida)
Summary Trials conducted under glasshouse conditions showed that control of Otiorhynchus sulcatus larvae in strawberry plants can be effective using Steinernema carpocapsae and Heterorhabditis… Expand
Pathogenicity of bacterium, Xenorhabdus nematophila isolated from entomopathogenic nematode (Steinernema carpocapsae) and its secretion against Galleria mellonella larvae.
- A. N. Mahar, M. Munir, S. Elawad, S. Gowen, N. Hague
- Medicine, Biology
- Journal of Zhejiang University. Science. B
- 1 June 2005
The entomopathogenic bacterium, Xenorhabdus nematophila was isolated from the hemolymph of Galleria mellonella infected with Steinernema carpocapsae. The bacterial cells and its metabolic secretions… Expand
A Neoaplectanid nematode in the larch sawfly Cephalcia lariciphila (Hymenoptera: Pamphiliidae)
SUMMARY A nematode parasitic on prepupae of larch sawfly (Cephalcia lariciphila) appears to be indistinguishable from Neoaplectana carpocapsae. Of three temperatures tested the optimum for… Expand
The development of Steinernema feltiae (Nematoda Steinernematidae) in the sciarid fly Bradysia paupera (Diptera: Sciaridae)
SUMMARY There was only one generation of Steinernema feltiae in Bradysia paupera. Infection occurred after 3 h, adults developed 27 h after invasion and new infective juveniles (IJ) were produced… Expand
Infection, development, and reproduction of the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema arenarium (Nematoda : Steinernematidae) in the black vine weevil Otiorhynchus sulcatus (Coleoptera :…
Steinernema arenarium (Nematoda: Steinernematidae) completed a single generation in larvae of Otiorhynchus sulcatus (F.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), at 23 degrees C. From the time of initial… Expand
Progeny production of Steinernema abbasi in lepidopterous larvae
Progeny production of a new entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema abbasi in various lepidopterous prepupae was investigated. Most dauer juveniles (DJs) developed in the greater wax moth, Galleria… Expand
The life cycle of Steinernema abbasi and S. riobrave in Galleria mellonella