Control of root-knot nematodes on Trigonella foenum-graecum by Paecilomyces lilacinus
AbstractAn experiment was conducted to control Meloidogyne incognita infecting Trigonella /oenum-graecum using Paecilomyces lilacinus raised on goat dung and sesame oil cake. Of the four treatments used, relatively better reduction in nematodelopulation was observed on substrate + fungus + nematode treatment compared with substrate + nematode alone. The fungus penetrate the eggs and fed upon their contents leaving empty shell. Invaded eggs were swollen in caparison with uncolonized ones.