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Cover for Diagnosis of plant diseases.

This chapter focuses on disease signs and symptoms, non-infectious factors (such as mechanical, environmental and chemical agents) causing abiotic disorders, pathogen detection, and classical and molecular techniques used in the diagnosis of plant diseases.

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Collinge, D. B.; Djurle, A.; Tronsmo, A. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From disease assessment to decision support systems.

This chapter focuses on disease assessment, examples of disease forecasting and decision support systems primarily from Northern European countries, and address types of yield losses and yield loss assessments.

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Djurle, A.; Yuen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feeding ecology of free-living nematodes.

This chapter provides overview of the feeding habits and food sources of aquatic nematodes. The environmental constraints on feeding, food recognition, and feeding selectivity are also addressed, together with the complex, indirect trophic interactions between nematodes and their microbial prey. To ...

Author(s)
Majdi, N.; Moens, T.; Traunspurger, W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243635)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Freshwater nematodes as bioindicators in field studies - the NemaSPEAR[%]-index.

This chapter, after a general introduction to quality assessments of freshwater habitats, reviews the use of freshwater nematodes as in situ bioindicators, including in monitoring the ecological quality of freshwater habitats. By drawing on studies of nematode communities in unpolluted and polluted ...

Author(s)
Höss, S.; Traunspurger, W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243635)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Let's be inclusive - the time of looking at individual plant parasitic nematodes is over, and new technologies allow for it.

Parasitism is a popular life style among members of the phylum Nematoda. Around 46% of the 27,000 described nematode species use either a plant or an animal as a primary food source. Molecular phylogenetics has aided in deciphering patterns of evolution and diversification among plant parasitic...

Author(s)
Helder, J.; Heuer, H.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247541)
Type
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Cover for Nematode management through genome editing.

Plant parasitic nematodes are among the most destructive plant pathogens, causing an estimated US$78 billion yield losses globally. Although approximately 3000 species of plant parasitic nematodes have been described, most of the damage is caused by a small group of root-infecting sedentary...

Author(s)
Siddique, S.; Eves-van den Akker, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247541)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnosis of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae</i> infection and associated diseases.

In this chapter, the different diagnostic techniques available for Mycoplasma hyopneumonia in growing and/or finishing animals alongside their advantages and limitations are reviewed.

Author(s)
Chae ChanHee; Gomes Neto, J. C.; Segalés, J.; Sibila, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
Type
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Cover for Techniques for work with plant and soil nematodes.

This book is extensively illustrated, and addresses both fundamental traditional techniques and new methodologies. The chapters aim to provide an introduction to basic techniques for laboratory and field work with plant-parasitic and free-living soil-dwelling nematodes. The coverage highlights...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sampling.

Nematodes can be present in various parts of plants or at various depths in the soil, depending on the circumstances and the life stage. This means that one should be aware of these possibilities when collecting samples. Also, samples should be taken from the proper matrix at the appropriate time,...

Author(s)
Nijs, L. J. M. F. den; Pickup, J.; Ehlers, R. U.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Methods for nematode extraction.

Nematodes can be present in different matrices. This chapter describes several methods to extract nematodes from soil and plant parts. It is crucial that an appropriate method is chosen for the purpose of the research as different types of nematodes, and even different nematode stages, are...

Author(s)
Viaene, N.; Hallmann, J.; Molendijk, L. P. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
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