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Mass Production Of Entomopathogenic Nematodes Using Silkworm (Bombyx Mori L.) For Management Of Key Agricultural Pests

@inproceedings{Mwaniki2013MassPO,
  title={Mass Production Of Entomopathogenic Nematodes Using Silkworm (Bombyx Mori L.) For Management Of Key Agricultural Pests},
  author={Samuel Waweru Mwaniki and J. H. Nderitu and Florence Mmogi Olubayo and John Wangai Kimenju},
  year={2013}
}
Entomopathogenic nematodes are biological control agents of arthropod pests that can be multiplied by in vivo and in vitro methods. They are effective when well marched with host arthropods but the major drawback to their wide use is their availability on demand. The in vivo method is appropriate for a cottage industry and the in vitro method for massive production. The objective of the study was to determine the suitability of the silkworm (Bombyx mori) as an alternative host to the greater… 

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