Author: İ. Kepenekci

Publishing Date: 2014

E-ISSN: 0255-7576

Volume 32 Issue 1


A total of 82 species of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) has been identified worldwide belonging to Steinernema (65), Neosteinernema (1) and Heterorhabditis (16). This number is going up in parallel to new investigations. Five species of Steinernema and three Heterorhabditis species were identified in Turkey. There are only a few literature supports about detrimental effects of Turkey origin EPNs on maleficent groups having economical importance.