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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
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Cover for Reflections on nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture.

This paper provides an overview of the history of tropical nematode observations; the nematological problems in different regions (subtropical and tropical vs. temperate) and the economic impact of these problems; the lack of trained nematologists and the spread of plant parasitic nematodes in...

Author(s)
Luc, M.; Bridge, J.; Sikora, R. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nematode parasites of solanum and sweet potatoes.

This paper focuses on the parasitic nematodes of potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) and sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas), particularly their symptoms of damage, biology, pathotypes and virulence groups, survival and spread, economic importance, and management measures (cultural control, chemical control, ...

Author(s)
Scurrah, M. I.; Niere, B.; Bridge, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management practices: an overview of integrated nematode management technologies.

Approaches for the management of plant parasitic nematodes are discussed in this chapter under the following headings: exclusion, quarantine and diagnosis; inter-cycle management between susceptible crops (flooding, tillage, clean fallow, application of organic amendments, trap cropping, multiple...

Author(s)
Sikora, R. A.; Bridge, J.; Starr, J. L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Plant resistance to parasitic nematodes.

This book describes methods for evaluating the resistance and tolerance of plant cultivars to important parasitic nematode species, such as root-knot, cyst and reniform, and discusses the concepts and consequences of resistance. This book provides an invaluable source of information to all plant...

Author(s)
Starr, J. L.; Cook, R.; Bridge, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994660)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance to plant-parasitic nematodes: history, current use and future potential.

This paper deals primarily with the practical measurement of nematode resistance and tolerance in plants. The history of resistance to plant parasitic nematodes, the current use of resistance for the management of plant parasitic nematodes in important crops, and the future potential of research on ...

Author(s)
Starr, J. L.; Bridge, J.; Cook, R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994660)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The yam nematode: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Scutellonema bradys</i>.

The sources and genetics of resistance to the yam nematode, S. bradys, are discussed. A method for screening for yam nematode resistance is also presented.

Author(s)
Kwoseh, C.; Plowright, R. A.; Bridge, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994660)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of tropical root and tuber crops (excluding potatoes).

This paper focuses on the nematode parasites of cassava (Manihot esculenta), yams (Dioscorea spp.), taro (Colocasia esculenta), tannia (Xanthosoma spp.), giant taros (Alocasia spp.), swamp taro (Cyrtosperma chamissonis), Chinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis), oca (Oxalis tuberosa), olluco (...

Author(s)
Bridge, J.; Coyne, D. L.; Kwoseh, C. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of rice.

The species of plat parasitic nematodes infesting rice are presented (Ditylenchus angustus, Aphelenchoides besseyi and Meloidogyne, Hirschmanniella, Heterodera, Pratylenchus, Criconemoides, Criconema, Hoplolaimus, Paralongidorus, Longidorus, Xiphinema, Tylenchorhynchus, Aorolaimus, Scutellonema,...

Author(s)
Bridge, J.; Plowright, R. A.; Peng DeLiang
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Plant parasitic nematodes in subtropical and tropical agriculture.

This book contains 22 chapters, 2 appendices (of the nematicides and species mentioned throughout the book) and 24 colour plates covering all aspects of practical plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture, including rice, cereals, sweet potatoes, root and tuber crops, food legumes,...

Author(s)
Luc, M.; Sikora, R. A.; Bridge, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book

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