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Use of sequential sampling to evaluate the efficiency of Deladenus siricidicola parasitism on Sirex noctilio adults

Penteado, S.R.C.; Oliveira, E.B.; Iede, E.T.

Ciencia Florestal: 1 2, 223-231

2008


Accession: 034157545

The nematode Deladenus (Beddingia) siricidicola (Nematoda: Neotylenchidae) is the main control agent of the wood wasp Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae). It acts by female sterilization and reaches parasitism levels close to 100%, averaging 70%.

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