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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: AUGMENTATIVE BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AND MASS REARING FOR BENEFICIAL AND PEST INSECTS Title: Mechanized Packing and Delivery System for Entomopathogenic Nematodes in Infected Mealworm Cadavers

Authors
item Morales Ramos, Juan
item Tedders, W. -
item Dean, Carl
item Shapiro Ilan, David
item Rojas, Maria

Submitted to: Software and User Manual Public Release
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: August 22, 2007
Publication Date: September 21, 2007
Citation: Morales Ramos, J.A., Tedders, W.L., Dean, C.B., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Rojas, M.G. 2007. Mechanized Packing and Delivery System for Entomopathogenic Nematodes in Infected Mealworm Cadavers. Software and User Manual Public Release.

Technical Abstract: This document describes a mechanized system to pack mealworm (Tenebrio molitor) cadavers infected with entomopathogenic nematodes between two sheets of masking tape. The document is also an operation manual for the machine and provides all the machine specifications, and wiring and pneumatic diagrams.

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