> Hmmm... I am surprised that biosys could not give you information on
> nematodes. I don't even know anything about Geiger.
> OKay, What you need is to get a hold of Steinernema
> feltiae and I knwo that biosys has that nematode for sale for control
> of fungus gnats. Let me follow up on that and see what I can there.
> In addition, I have a paper that tells you how to rear these things,
> but frankly it is time consuming and labor intensive, BUT it does
> provide good background information. The species names have changed
> so it may be a bit confusing. Do you have an address so I can
> sent this paper to you?
> Also, my computer network is down using a system called
> Eudora so I am now using my backup. I tried to send to e-mail
> to you last night and it failed.
> I remember that you asked whether you could make our
> correspondence public... I have no problem xcept that I have
> to watch my spelling and grammar. Usually when I use e-mail
> I try to "get the message" across rather than trying to worry abou
> grammar and spelling.
> The problem with the paper that I am sending is that
> Steinernema carpocapsae used to be Steinernema feltiae.. and Steinerenma
> feltiae used to be known as Steinernema bibionis. In the confusion,
> unless you are familiar with what happened to the scientific names, you
> are totally confused by this name change. 100 years from now (or even
> 25 years from now) or shorter, people will read the literature and
> wonder what the heck we were doing taxonomically. I bet you don't
> even know what I am talking about????
> Anyway, I can send this publication.
> When I get this biosys thing squared away, I will try to contact
> you again. harry