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Metarhizium strains associated with grass grub (Costelytra giveni) in New Zealand, and their potential as biocontrol agents : A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Lincoln University
(Lincoln University, 2020)
Grass grub (Costelytra giveni) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), an endemic pest of improved pasture in New Zealand, is a damaging root herbivore which lives in soils for most of its life cycle. The pest is resistant to most ...