research-article | 19-March-2020
research remains largely unexplored. Therefore, the exploration of indigenous EPN species was carried out for the first time to acquire a new resource for biological control of insect pests.
Material and methods
The Fiji Islands (Fig. 1) lie in the South Pacific Ocean between 174°E and 178°W longitude and 12° and 22°S latitude (Morrison et al., 1990). The Fiji archipelago consists of 330 islands covering a land area of 18,376 km2 (Mataki et al., 2006). Out of 330 islands only 100
journal of nematology, Volume 52 , 1–17