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Thermal adaptation of entomopathogenic nematodes: Niche breadth for infection, establishment, and reproduction
It is concluded that entomopathogenic nematode species have well-defined thermal niches which may be unaffected by their locality, and that heterorhabditids are endemic to warmer climates. Expand
Larval Mosquito Habitat Utilization and Community Dynamics of Aedes albopictus and Aedes japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae)
Examination of types and characteristics of containers that are most productive for container-inhabiting mosquitoes in the northeastern United States suggested many variables can influence the presence of Ae. Expand
Nictation Behaviour and Its Ecological Implications in the Host Search Strategies of Entomopathogenic Nematodes (Heterorhabditidae and Steinernematidae)
Although entomopathogenic nematodes have a broad potential host range, differences in search behavior may result in a narrower actual host range. Expand
Host finding behaviour as a predictor of foraging strategy in entomopathogenic nematodes
It is concluded that H. bacteriophora, H. megidis, S. anomali and S. glaseri cruise to find hosts, whereas S. scapterisci ambush hosts are intermediary in the search continuum sharing some characteristics of both ambush and cruise foragers. Expand
Production technology for entomopathogenic nematodes and their bacterial symbionts
In vitro liquid culture is the most cost-efficient production method but requires the largest startup capital and nematode quality may be reduced, while in vivo production and solid culture may be improved through innovations in mechanization and streamlining. Expand
Entomopathogenic Nematodes In Biological Control
Entomopathogenic Nematodes as Biological Control Agents of Insects biological pest control using other organisms, like other biological control agents, nematodes are constrained by being living organisms that require specific constraints. Expand
Field Efficacy of BG-Sentinel and Industry-Standard Traps for Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) and West Nile Virus Surveillance
The BG-Sentinel trap with and without lures provides effective chemical and visual cues for host-seeking Ae. Expand