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Table 1 Origin of Rwandan and comparative international entomopathogenic nematodes

From: Management of white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabeidae) with entomopathogenic nematodes in Rwanda

EPN Origin Provider Reference
Rwandan
H. bacteriophora RW14-N-C4a Ploughed cropland on terraces, South province [Nyamagabe district], Rwanda RAB Rubona, Rwanda Yan et al., 2016
S. carpocapsae RW14-G-R3a-2 River bench; North province [Gakenke district], Rwanda RAB Rubona, Rwanda Yan et al., 2016
Steinernema sp.RW14-M-C2a-3 feltiae-group Banana- pumpkin- sorghum intercrop field; North province [Musanze district], Rwanda RAB Rubona, Rwanda Yan et al., 2016
Steinernema sp. RW14-M-C2b-1, feltiae-group Banana- pumpkin- sorghum intercrop field, North province [Musanze district], Rwanda RAB Rubona, Rwanda Yan et al., 2016
International
H. bacteriophora H06 Sandy soil peanut field; Shandong, China GIABR, Guangzhou, China Yan et al., 2013
S. carpocapsae All Vineyards, East coast, USA Biosys, Columbia, MD, USA via GIABR All et al., 1981; PoinaJr, 1990
S. longicaudum X7 Shandong, China GIABR, Guangzhou, China Shen and Wang, 1991
  1. All EPNs tested in soil-based small arena laboratory bioassays; Steinernema sp. RW14-M-C2b-1 and S. longicaudum X7 also tested in small-scale field efficacy trials
  2. GIABR Guangdong Institute of Applied Biological Resources, China, RAB Rwanda Agriculture Board