The possibility of using entomopathogenic nematodes and entomophages as bioagents of the western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera Le Conte)

  • A. Sikura
  • V. Gunchak
Keywords: western corn beetle, bioagents, search, entomopathogenic nematodes, entomophages

Abstract

The article presents the results of studies on the possibility of using entomopathogenic nematodes and entomophages against the western corn rootworm. It is established that the bioagents under study are able to regulate the number of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera Le Conte. The obtained results showed the prospects of using these biological agents for phytophage control.

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Published
2018-11-19
How to Cite
Sikura, A., & Gunchak, V. (2018). The possibility of using entomopathogenic nematodes and entomophages as bioagents of the western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera Le Conte). Interdepartmental Thematic Scientific Collection of Plant Protection and Quarantine, (64), 191-197. https://doi.org/10.36495/1606-9773.2018.64.191-197

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