Journal article

Efficacy of Four Nematicides Against the Reproduction and Development of Pinewood Nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus

Zhenzhen Bi, Yanting Gong, Xiaojuan Huang, Hongshi Yu, Liqun Bai, Jiafu Hu

JOURNAL OF NEMATOLOGY | SOC NEMATOLOGISTS | Published : 2015

Abstract

To understand the efficacy of emamectin benzoate, avermectin, milbemectin, and thiacloprid on the reproduction and development of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, seven parameters, namely population growth, fecundity, egg hatchability, larval lethality, percent larval development, body size, and sexual ratio, were investigated using sublethal (LC20) doses of these compounds in the laboratory. Emamectin benzoate treatment led to a significant suppression in population size, brood size, and percent larval development with 411, 3.50, and 49.63%, respectively, compared to 20850, 24.33, and 61.43% for the negative control. The embryonic and larval lethality increased obviously from 12.47% and 13.70% t..

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Grants

Awarded by National Science Foundation of China


Awarded by Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China


Awarded by Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang Province


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was financially supported by the National Science Foundation of China (31170604, 31270688), the Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China (2012M510613) and the Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang Province (Q12C160014).