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Entomopathogenic nematology.

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Chapter 8 (Page no: 169)

Survival biology.

This paper characterizes the 'surviving stage' of the entomopathogenic nematode and describes the survival mechanisms in relation to the main environmental factors. The implications of survival strategies on the utilization of steinernematid and heterorhabditid nematodes as biological control agents are also discussed.

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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: 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.
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Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Nematology, ARO, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2002
  • ISBN
  • 0851995675
  • Record Number
  • 20023023448