An undeseribed species of nematode in the genus Neoaplectana was studied to determine its value as a parasite of forest insect pests. Twelve species of insects were tested and ten were susceptible Temperature and moisture requirements of this nematode were determined. The parasitie capabilities of this species were evaluated by listing positive and negative factors. A brief account of the life cycle of the nematode is given.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: August 1, 1963
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