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Rearing of the banded fruit weevil, Phlyctinus callosus (Schonherr) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and control with entomopathogenic nematodes
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The banded fruit weevil, Phlyctinus callosus (Schönherr), is a key pest of apples, nectarines and grapevines in the southern areas of the Western Cape. The control of P. callosus is not satisfactory and ...
Characterisation of nematode symbiotic bacteria and the in vitro liquid culture of Heterorhabditis zealandica and Steinernema yirgalemense
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Entomopathogenic nematodes have the potential to be outstanding biocontrol agents against agricultural pest insects. Combined with their bacterial symbionts, these biocontrol agents have proven to be very ...