This book contains full descriptions of all the nematodes reported from everywhere in the world that were considered to belong to the Tylenchidae. More than 400 species are treated. It is amply illustrated with line drawings and SEM photographs that are based on microscopic and sub-microscopic observations.
Etienne Geraert has been Zoology Professor at Ghent University, Belgium; from 1974 till 1998 he was also Associate Editor of Nematologica (now Nematology) where he was responsible for the articles on morphology and taxonomy; from 1990 till 2002 he was director of the Master Course in Nematology at Ghent University. From 1984 onwards he cooperated with Prof. D.J. Raski (University of California, Davis) on the study of the nematodes belonging to the Family Tylenchidae, which resulted in several review papers.