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2019 Award Winners:

1st place: Diana la Forgia, University of Liege (Belgium) The lure of hidden death: Attractive volatile organic compounds to attract wireworms towards entomopathogenic nematodes

2nd place: Ayako Kusakabe, University of Arizona (USA) Isolation, identification and nematicidal activity of secondary metabolites produced bythe entomopathogenic bacterium Photorhabdus l. sonorensis (Enterobacteriaceae) against the root knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita (Tylenchidae)

3rd place: Maryam Chelkha, University of Mohamed V (Marroco) The earthworm mucus and their feeding activity can decrease the biological control action by entomopathogenic nematodes and entomopathogenic fungi

4th place: Sara Elias, Masaryk University (Czech Republic) excreted/secreted products of entomopathogenic nematodes and their effect on insect immunity