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Cover for Plant parasitic nematodes in subtropical and tropical agriculture.

This new edition covers the major economically important crops of the subtropics and tropics and their main nematode parasites, concentrating on those nematode species that have been shown to cause yield loss. The book has been expanded to include a new chapter on nematode ecology, demonstrating...

Author(s)
Sikora, R. A.; Coyne, D.; Hallmann, J.; Timper, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reflections and challenges: nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture.

This chapter reflects back on the challenges and issues facing nematology in order to forecast the situation in the near future and make suggestions for change. It also looks into the future of agriculture and nematology by attempting to anticipate hypothetically the drivers of change that will...

Author(s)
Sikora, R. A.; Coyne, D.; Hallmann, J.; Timper, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methods for extraction, processing and detection of plant and soil nematodes.

Diagnosis of nematode damage requires methods for their extraction, handling and detection. The methods take advantage of the size, density and motility of the nematodes to separate them from plant tissue and soil particles by means of sieving, centrifugation and filtration. Different methods allow ...

Author(s)
Hallmann, J.; Subbotin, S. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of vegetables.

This chapter describes the nematode parasites of vegetables. Information is given on their distribution, biology and life cycle, symptoms of damage, environmental factors affecting parasitism, biological races, survival and means of dissemination, other hosts, disease complexes and economic...

Author(s)
Hallmann, J.; Meressa, B. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Appendix - plant parasitic nematode genera and species cited.

In this Appendix section, all genera and species of plant parasitic nematodes cited in the book are listed alphabetically. The genera and species are followed by their 'authorities', i.e. the name(s) of the author(s) of the original description, in some cases followed by the name(s) of the...

Author(s)
Hunt, D. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Identification, morphology and biology of plant parasitic nematodes.

This chapter starts with a brief, simplified account of the basic morphology, anatomy and bionomics (including reproduction and development, hatching, host location and penetration) of plant parasitic nematodes, followed by illustrated descriptions that concentrate on the diagnostic features of the ...

Author(s)
Hunt, D. J.; Palomares-Rius, J. E.; Manzanilla-López, R. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode ecology and soil health.

This chapter describes the abiotic and biotic components of soil ecosystem structure, and the soil environment as a habitat for organisms. It also discusses the role of nematodes as bioindicators (trophic levels and functional guilds) and as indicators of soil health in agroecosystems. It also...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Moreno, S.; Ferris, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of rice.

Rice nematodes can be divided conveniently into two groups depending on their parasitic habits: the foliar parasites, feeding on stems, leaves and panicles; and the root parasites. This chapter describes some genera and species of plant parasitic nematodes associated with rice, including the...

Author(s)
Peng DeLiang; Gaur, H. S.; Bridge, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of cereals.

This chapter provides an insight into the economically important nematode pests of cereal grains other than rice, such as maize, wheat, barley, sorghum, millet, oat and rye. It details the distribution, biology and life cycle, damage potential and economic importance of major nematode pests. Viable ...

Author(s)
Dababat, A. A.; Fourie, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of potato and sweet potato.

This chapter describes the nematode parasites of potato (Solanum tuberosum) and sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas). Information is given on their origin and distribution, biology, symptoms of damage, spread, environmental factors affecting parasitism, other hosts, disease complexes, economic...

Author(s)
Niere, B.; Karuri, H. W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter

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