Foliar application of Steinernema feltiae for the control of flower thrips.

@article{Wardlow2001FoliarAO,
  title={Foliar application of Steinernema feltiae for the control of flower thrips.},
  author={L R Wardlow and Susan Piggott and Raymond Lee Goldsworthy},
  journal={Mededelingen},
  year={2001},
  volume={66 2a},
  pages={
          285-91
        }
}
Results of a programme, continued from 2000, of weekly commercial foliar applications of entomopathogenic nematodes for the control of western flower thrips, are presented. The programme was extended to include two, year-round crops of pot chrysanthemums and one crop of year-round Saintpaulias. From January to May 2001, the nematodes continued to give good control, particularly by reducing numbers of female thrips. In one case, attempts were made to reduce rates of nematodes to make the… CONTINUE READING