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Use of the nematode Deladenus siricidicola in the biological control of Sirex noctilio in Australia

Bedding, R.A.; Akhurst, R.J.

Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 13(2): 129-135


Accession: 000258288

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A method is described by which the nematode Deladenus siricidicola was reared in large numbers from a stock derived from adult parasitised males of Sirex noctilio F.. In 1971, over 1000 infested billets of Pinus radiata that had been inoculated with the nematode by a method that is described were distributed in infested areas of Victoria.

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