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Entomopathogenic nematology.

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Chapter 3 (Page no: 57)

Bacteria-nematode symbiosis.

This paper describes the Vibrio fischeri-squid model system. The various stages of the bacteria-nematode symbiosis are discussed in detail and compared with the bacteria-squid system. Notable differences between the Photorhabdus-Heterorhabditis and Xenorhabdus-Steinernema systems are presented.

Other chapters from this book

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: 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.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Biological Sciences, PO Box 413, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2002
  • ISBN
  • 0851995675
  • Record Number
  • 20023023442