isolation and identification of entomopathogenic nematodes from citrus orchards in south africa and their biocontrol potential against false codling moth.a survey was conducted to determine the diversity and frequency of endemic entomopathogenic nematodes (epn) in citrus orchards in the western cape, eastern cape and mpumalanga provinces of south africa. the main aim of the survey was to obtain nematodes as biological control agents against false codling moth (fcm), thaumatotibia leucotreta, a key pest of citrus in south africa. from a total of 202 samples, 35 (17%) tested positive for the presence of epn. of these, four isolates (11%) were found ...201121839086
diversity and distribution of entomopathogenic nematodes (steinernematidae, heterorhabditidae) in south africa.a total of 1506 soil samples from different habitats in seven geographic regions of south africa were evaluated for the presence of entomopathogenic nematodes (epn). nematodes were isolated from 5% of the samples. among the steinernematids, four steinernema sp. were recovered including steinernema khoisanae and three new undescribed species. although steinernematids were recovered from both humid subtropical and semiarid regions, this family accounted for 80% of epn recovered from the semiarid c ...200919615373
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