Natural occurrence and distribution of entomopathogenic nematodes (Steinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae) in Nepal.


A survey of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN) was conducted for the first time in Nepal during June-December 2007. EPN were recovered from 29 of the 276 soil samples (10.50%). Molecular and morphological tools were used to identify the isolates. Among 29 positive samples, seven samples (24.14%) yielded heterorhabditids (Heterorhabditis indica) and 22 samples… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2009.10.007


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