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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Identification, morphology and biology of plant parasitic nematodes.

This paper presents the basic morphology, anatomy and bionomics (reproduction and development, hatching, host location and penetration, host reaction and survival) of plant parasitic nematodes. Novel approaches to their identification as well as notes on their geographical distribution are also...

Author(s)
Hunt, D. J.; Luc, M.; Manzanilla-López, R. H.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of cereals.

This paper focuses on the economically important nematodes infesting cereal grains (wheat, barley, maize, sorghum, pearl millet and finger millet), including their distribution, biology and life cycle, damage potential, economic importance and the management options available for their control...

Author(s)
McDonald, A. H.; Nicol, J. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Nematode parasites of vegetables.

This paper focuses on the parasitic nematodes infesting vegetables, particularly their symptoms of damage, biology and life cycle, survival and spread, economic importance, management strategies (quarantine, cultural, chemical, biological and integrated control methods, and pest resistance).

Author(s)
Sikora, R. A.; Fernández, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of citrus.

This paper focuses on the parasitic nematodes of citrus, Tylenchulus semipenetrans, Radopholus similis, R. citri, Pratylenchus sp., Belonolaimus longicaudatus, Meloidogyne sp., Xiphinema sp., Trichodorus sp., Paratrichodorus sp., Hemicycliophora sp. and Caloosia sp. Their symptoms, biology and...

Author(s)
Duncan, L. W.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of coconut and other palms.

This paper focuses on the parasitic nematodes infesting coconuts (Cocos nucifera) and other palms, including oil palm (Elaeis guineensis), date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) and arecanut (Areca catechu). Their biology and life cycle, survival and spread, symptoms of damage, economic importance, and...

Author(s)
Griffith, R.; Giblin-Davis, R. M.; Koshy, P. K.; Sosamma, V. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of coffee and cocoa.

This paper presents the geographical distribution, biology and life cycle, symptoms of damage, pathotypes, races or biotypes, survival and spread, economic importance, and management measures (chemical, cultural and biological control methods, and pest resistance) of the parasitic nematodes of...

Author(s)
Campos, V. P.; Villain, L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methods for extraction, processing and detection of plant and soil nematodes.

This paper presents the most common methods for extracting (including Baermann funnel, mistifier, maceration, sieving, elutriation and flotation techniques), processing, examining (handling and fixing) and detecting plant and soil nematodes. Some molecular techniques (e.g. DNA extraction, PCR,...

Author(s)
Hooper, D. J.; Hallmann, J.; Subbotin, S. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book chapter

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