Author: F. SHAHINA AND G. MEHREEN
Publishing Date: 2010
Volume: 28 Issue: 1
The genus Steinernema Travassos, 1927 of the family Steinernematidae Chitwood & Chitwood 1937 si the most intensively studied group of nematode associated with insects and about 55 species of the genus have ben described to date while the family Heterorhabditidae with only one genus Heterorhabditis Poinar, 1976 is now comprised of 11 species (Nyugen, 2007). In Pakistan the research studies on EPNs was start by Shahina & Maqool in 1996. The intense interest in the use of intomopathogenic nematode for biological control resulted in exploration for new species.