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Cover for Entomopathogenic nematodes as a model for probing the insect immune system.

This chapter provides an overview of the significant progress made in the research and application of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) in various ways, including insect pest management and organic agriculture. Using this information will further improve the use of EPNs with respect to efficacy,...

Author(s)
Tafesh-Edwards, G.; Eleftherianos, I.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248791)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nematodes as models for symbiosis.

This chapter outlines the usefulness of nematodes, such as entomophilic nematodes, as biological models of animal-microbe symbioses and their potential to expand our understanding of fundamental principles of host-microbe interactions, including community recruitment and formation, transmission...

Author(s)
Heppert, J. K.; Ransone, E. M.; Grossman, A. S.; Mauer, T. J.; Goodrich-Blair, H.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248791)
Type
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Cover for Entomopathogenic nematodes as models for inundative biological control.

This chapter focuses on entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) as a model to study and improve inundative approaches to biological control. Some information on the basic biology and life cycle, foraging behavior and biological control production and application technology are presented. A justification...

Author(s)
Shapiro-Ilan, D. I.; Hazir, S.; Glazer, I.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248791)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic nematodes: model systems for studying parasitism and pathogenesis.

This chapter focuses on the origin of parasitism in Nematoda based on fossil records and phylogenetic hypotheses, evolutionary trajectories of nematode parasites and bacteria symbioses, life cycles and transmission modes of parasitic nematode models and the role of nematode symbionts in disease...

Author(s)
Stock, S. P.; Lefoulon, E.; Pothula, R.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248791)
Type
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Cover for Genetic improvement of beneficial organisms.

This chapter summarizes progress in genetic improvement in steinernematid and heterorhabditid entomophilic nematodes (EPNs) and refers to technologies that may advance this approach. The different approaches that can be used toward genetic improvement are presented and a series of case studies for...

Author(s)
Glazer, I.; Shapiro-Ilan, D. I.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248791)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A multi-pronged approach for the management of plant parasitic nematodes in vineyards in South Africa.

This chapter discusses the economic importance, distribution, host range, and recommended integrated management of plant parasitic nematodes in vineyards in South Africa. Future research requirements into the use of novel control measures which include biocontrol, novel biology and soil health are...

Author(s)
Storey, S.; Hugo, H.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247541)
Type
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Cover for Critical terms during development and commercialization of microbial agents for the control of plant parasitic nematodes.

The original vision of phytonematodes' biocontrol has been to reduce the pest population by natural enemies with the active involvement of the human role. Two main arguments against the use of chemical control to combat plant parasitic nematodes directed both the consumers and the producers to look ...

Author(s)
Spiegel, Y.; Oren, O.; Ehlers, R. U.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247541)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, evolution, species diversity and habitats of the Iranian Chalcidoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera). The importance of Chalcidoidea as parasitoids of various insect pests and as pollinators are also highlighted.

Author(s)
Ghahari, H.; Gibson, G. A. P.; Viggiani, G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248463)
Type
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Cover for Family Aphelinidae Thomson, 1876.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, evolution, morphological characteristics, ecological importance, habitats and geographical distribution of members of the hymenopteran family Aphelinidae. A checklist on Iranian Aphelinidae is also provided.

Author(s)
Viggiani, G.; Hayat, M.; Ghahari, H.; Abd-Rabou, S.; Huang Jian
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248463)
Type
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Cover for Family Chalcididae Latreille, 1817.

This chapter provides information on the taxonomy, evolution, morphological characteristics, ecology, importance and geographical distribution of the hymenopteran family Chalcididae. A checklist of members of the Iranian Chalcididae is also presented.

Author(s)
Doğanlar, M.; Gibson, G. A. P.; Ghahari, H.; Yoo Jeong; Popescu, I. E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248463)
Type
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