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Efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes and fungi as biological control agents of woolly apple aphid, Eriosoma lanigerum (Hausmann) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) under South African conditions
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The woolly apple aphid (WAA), Eriosoma lanigerum (Hausmann) is an important pest of apples, (Malus domestica Borkh.). Severe infestations by WAA can lead to colonies near spurs that can deposit honeydew ...
The development of a formulation for the commercialization of entomopathogenic nematodes
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) of the genera Steinernema and Heterorhabditis, and their associated symbiotic bacteria Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus, are efficient biological control agents, due to their ...
In vitro production and biocontrol potential of nematodes associated with molluscs
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2020-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Growing concern around the risks associated with the use of some molluscicide chemicals has prompted research into alternative control methods for mollusc pests. One of the most successful biocontrol ...