Université de Neuchâtel

Enhancing the use of entomopathogenic nematodes for biological control of root pests : from field persistence to improved shelf-life

Jaffuel, Geoffrey ; Turlings, Ted (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2016.

Agriculture is evolving towards more sustainable strategies since the application of agrochemicals and physical management of the soil have severe environmental impact and deplete soil quality. The potential of using biocontrol agents to replace or in combination with pesticides has been investigated for several decades. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN) are very promising in this respect. EPN are...