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Nematodes of Thar Desert Rajasthan

Series: Records of the Zoological Survey of India Occasional Papers Volume: 334

By: Padma Bohra(Author), Razia Sultana(Author)

103 pages, 8 plates with colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps & b/w line drawings

Zoological Survey of India

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #204931 | ISBN-13: 9788181713025
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The present book provides the distribution of terrestrial nematodes from the Thar Desert of Rajasthan. The first chapter gives a detail account of methodology used to extract soil nematodes for taxonomical study. All other chapters provide the diagnostic characters of different orders, suborders, families and subfamilies with their keys, according to the systematics of nematode species reported from the Thar Desert of Rajasthan. From the taxonomical point of view, line diagrams of the anterior end and different types of female and male nematode reproductive organs of each suborder are provided. A few habitat photographs have also been enclosed in the end of Nematodes of Thar Desert Rajasthan.


1. Introduction
2. Nematodes
3. Classification
4. List of hosts surveyed during the study
5. Topography of Thar Desert area of Rajasthan
6. Collection and preservation
7. Tylendchida
8. Aphelenchida
9. Dorylaimida
10. Triplonchida
11. Mononchida
12. Rhabditida
13. Monhysterida
14. Araeolaimida
15. Chromadorida
16. Enoplida
17. Acknowledgements
18. References
19. Plates

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