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Entomopathogenic nematology.

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This book provides a comprehensive review of entomopathogenic nematology. It discusses the fundamental biology and taxonomic foundation for nematodes and their bacterial symbionts. The functional processes involved in parasitism and nematode ecology are also discussed. Technological advances and control methodologies are described.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Taxonomy and systematics. Author(s): Adams, B. J. Nguyen, K. B.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 35) Biology, taxonomy and systematics of Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus. Author(s): Boemare, N.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 57) Bacteria-nematode symbiosis. Author(s): Forst, S. Clarke, D.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 79) Virulence mechanisms. Author(s): Dowds, B. C. A. Peters, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 99) Bacterial metabolites. Author(s): Webster, J. M. Chen GenHui Hu KaiJi Li JianXiong
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 115) Biogeography. Author(s): Hominick, W. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 145) Physiology and biochemistry. Author(s): Wright, D. J. Perry, R. N.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 169) Survival biology. Author(s): Glazer, I.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 189) Natural enemies and other antagonists. Author(s): Kaya, H. K.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 205) Behavioural ecology. Author(s): Lewis, E. E.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 225) Populations of entomopathogenic nematodes in foodwebs. Author(s): Strong, D. R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 241) Genetics and genetic improvement. Author(s): Burnell, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 265) Formulation and application technology. Author(s): Grewal, P. S.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 289) Production technology. Author(s): Gaugler, R. Han RiChou
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 311) Regulation and safety. Author(s): Akhurst, R. Smith, K.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 333) Factors affecting commercial success: case studies in cotton, turf and citrus. Author(s): Shapiro-Ilan, D. I. Gouge, D. H. Koppenhöfer, A. M.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 357) The Biosys experiment: an insider's perspective. Author(s): Georgis, R.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8524, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2002
  • ISBN
  • 0851995675
  • Record Number
  • 20023023437