Use insect parasitic nematodes to manage western corn rootworms (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera) by Ganpati Jagdale

The western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera) is a very serious pest of corn in the North America and Europe. Larvae of this insect exclusively feed on maize roots, often causing plant lodging whereas adults may reduce yields through silk feeding and interfering maize pollination.

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