Section 3
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Environmental and biotic factors influencing the control potential of entomopathogenic nematodes of the genus Steinernema and Heterorhabditis

Ehlers, R.U.

Nematology from molecule to ecosystem: Proceedings Second International Nematology Congress, 11-17 August 1990, Veldhoven, the Netherlands: 201-212


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The characterization of traits related to the control potential of species (strains) of entomopathogenic nematodes is the key for a successful biological pest control with Steinernema and Heterorhabditis spp. For commercialisation the adaptation of the nematodes to mass production methods and tolerance towards storage and transportation conditions is requested.

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