Occurrence of entomopathogenic nematodes at ICRISAT Center uri icon


  • Two entomopathogenic nematodes, Steinernema sp andHetero rhabditis, are important biocontrol agents for themanagement of insect pests because of their wide hostrange and high virulence (Poinar 1979). Surveys wereconducted at ICRISAT Center between June and December1991 for steinernematid and heterorhabditid nematodes.Soil samples were collected from 110 sites in fiveVertisol and six Alfisol fields

publication date

  • 1992