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Life cycle and development of entomopathogenic nematodes Steinernema carpocapsae...

Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN) Steinernema carpocapsae and S. feltiae (Rhabditida:Nematoda) are symbiotically associated with the bacteria Xenorhabdus nematophila and X.bovienii, espectively. These bacto-helminthic complexes are widely used in biological control of economically important pest insects....