In outdoor planters in commercial centers... Insect-parasitic nematodes are effective against black vine weevil

Tom M. Burlando, Harry Kaya, Patricia Timper
1993 California Agriculture  
Above: Containerized landscape planting of kangaroo ivy in a commercial complex is infested with black vine weevil. At left: Healthy larva and pupa are seen, left; steinernematid-infected black vine weevil larva and two pupae are right. In outdoor planters in c o~~e r c i a~ centers ... Insect-parasitic nematodes suppressed black vine weevil larvae in planters containing ivy vines at a commercial building. After 1 year, weevil numbers were lower in containers treated with nematodes either with
more » ... atodes either with or without an added alternate host.
doi:10.3733/ca.v047n03p16 fatcat:jigsrslk7fatrowbsjwwc45yqy