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Compatibility ofsteinernema feltiae, S. glaseri andheterorhabditis indica with certain fertilizers, herbicide and pesticides

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In laboratory studies,Steinernema felliae Filipjev,S. glaseri Steiner andHeterorhabditis indica Poinar, Karunakar and David were highly compatible with urea and muriate of potash up to a concentration of 400 ppm. The steinernematids were highly compatible with 100 ppm of super phosphate whileH. indica was highly compatible up to 200 ppm.S. glaseri andH. indica were highly compatible with the herbicide atrazine up to 10,000 ppm, whileS. feltiae was highly compatible up to 5000 ppm only.S. feltiae, S. glaseri andH. indica were compatible with 312, 625 and 1250 ppm of carbofuran, 312, 312 and <312 ppm of phoratc, 2500, 5000 and 1250 ppm of quinalphos and 2500, <312 and <312 ppm of aldrin, respectively.

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Karunakar, G., Easwaramoorthy, S. & David, H. Compatibility ofsteinernema feltiae, S. glaseri andheterorhabditis indica with certain fertilizers, herbicide and pesticides. Sugar Tech 4, 123–130 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02942693

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Keywords

  • Compatibility
  • fertilizer
  • herbicide
  • pesticide.Heterorhabditis indica
  • Steinernema feltiae, S. glaseri