Growth of the Sirex-parasitic nematode Deladenus siricidicola on the white rot fungus Amylostereum.

@article{Caetano2016GrowthOT,
  title={Growth of the Sirex-parasitic nematode Deladenus siricidicola on the white rot fungus Amylostereum.},
  author={I. Caetano and E. Morris and A. Hajek},
  journal={Journal of invertebrate pathology},
  year={2016},
  volume={134},
  pages={
          12-14
        }
}
The Kamona strain of the nematode Deladenus siricidicola has been extensively used as a biological control agent against invasive Sirex noctilio woodwasps in the Southern Hemisphere, where it sterilizes female hosts. In North America, a non-sterilizing (NS) strain of D. siricidicola, thought to have been introduced with S. noctilio, is commonly found parasitizing this invasive woodwasp. Species of Deladenus that parasitize Sirex have a parasitic form, as well as a mycophagous form. The… Expand
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