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Title

Phoresy of the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema feltiae by the earthworm Eisenia fetida

AuthorsCampos-Herrera, R. ; Trigo, M. D.; Gutiérrez, Carmen
KeywordsEisenia fetida
Spodoptera littoralis
Steinernema feltiae
Dispersal
Earthworm
Entomopathogenic nematodes
Phoretic association
Issue Date2006
PublisherElsevier
CitationJournal of Invertebrate Pathology 92: 50-54 (2006)
AbstractThe free-living stage of entomopathogenic nematodes occurs in soil, and is an environmental-friendly alternative for biological control. However, their dispersal capability is limited. Earthworms improve soil characteristics, changing soil structure and inXuencing many edaphic organisms. Thus, earthworms could be used as vectors to introduce/disperse beneWcial organisms. Nevertheless this interaction has not been studied in detail. This study presents the infectivity results of Steinernema feltiae after passing through the Eisenia fetida gut. Although entomopathogenic nematodes have no deleterious eVects on earthworms, their passage through E. fetida gut seriously affected their mobility and virulence
Description5 pages, and figures, and tables statistics.
Publisher version (URL)http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2006.01.007
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/18434
DOI10.1016/j.jip.2006.01.007
ISSN0022-2011
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