EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 03 - 1991 Num. article: 1991/12

Biocontrol with entomogenous nematodes

Foliar applications of Steinernema carpocapsae on chrysanthemum infested with Liriomyza trifolii were reported to be as effective as applications of Abamectin and reduced significantly the development of adults of L. trifolii.


Harris, M.A.; Begley, J.W.; Warkentin, D.L (1990) Liriomyza trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae) suppression with foliar applications of Steinernema carpocapsae (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae) and Abamectin.
Journal of Economic Entomology 83, 2380 - 2384.