Classroom Training Course 1

Classroom training

Course 1: Application of biological insecticide: Entomopathogenic nematodes

The Programme

Bionema courses are certified by Lantra

 This practical demonstration, laboratory and field-based course will provide you with an understanding of: 

  • Overview of entomopathogenic nematodes as biopesticides 
  • Isolation and identification of entomopathogenic  nematodes 
  • Mass production of entomopathogenic nematodes 
  • Behaviour, population ecology, competition, survival and compatibility 
  • Quality assessment 
  • Identification of target insect pest species 
  • Product label and interpretation including handling, storage, and transportation 
  • Application of entomopathogenic nematodes against major crops and pests in the agriculture, horticulture, turf and amenity sectors 
  • Integration of entomopathogenic nematodes with other crop protection techniques. 


Entomopathogenic nematodes

For Professional Growers, Greenkeepers and Foresters 

Develop – a complete understanding of entomopathogenic nematodes. 

Apply – entomopathogenic nematodes through a practical integrated pest management system within your own environment.


To be confirmed.

Tel. + 44 (0) 1792 606916 

BASIS points: 12 

NRoSO points: 4 

BASIS points: 12 

NRoSO points: 4