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Bionomics and Identification of Rotylenchus Species

Flora / Fauna Identification Key Monograph
By: P Castillo and N Volvas
316 pages, 148 illus
Publisher: E J Brill
Bionomics and Identification of Rotylenchus Species
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  • Bionomics and Identification of Rotylenchus Species ISBN: 9789004142299 Paperback Dec 2005 In stock
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Comprises 7 sections and presents summarised and specialised information on various aspects of the spiral nematodes belonging to the genus Rotylenchus. Sections 1 and 2 describe the importance of Rotylenchus species in agricultural crops, their distribution and numerous aspects of their biology, feeding habits, pathogenicity to vegetables, fruit and forest trees, and ecology. Section 3 presents different management strategies for the most important and pathogenic species of Rotylenchus, including chemical control, crop rotation, and biological control by means of nematophagous fungi, entomopathogenic nematodes, the hyperparasitic bacteria Pasteuria penetrans, and nematicidal plants. Section 4 and 5 describes the most important morphological characters used in characterising and diagnosing species, as well as a broad discussion on the taxonomy and systematics in Rotylenchus and related genera, including a list of nominal species. Section 6 providses a complete description and measurements of all populations characterised for each species, as well as their world distribution. Finally section 7 includes comprehensive tabular and dichotomous keys for species identification.

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Flora / Fauna Identification Key Monograph
By: P Castillo and N Volvas
316 pages, 148 illus
Publisher: E J Brill
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