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Plant resistance to parasitic nematodes.

Book 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 pathologists, nematologists and plant breeders.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Resistance to plant-parasitic nematodes: history, current use and future potential. Author(s): Starr, J. L. Bridge, J. Cook, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 23) Concepts and consequences of resistance. Author(s): Roberts, P. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 43) Root-knot nematodes: Meloidogyne species. Author(s): Hussey, R. S. Janssen, G. J. W.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 71) Cyst nematodes: Globodera and Heterodera species. Author(s): Cook, R. Noel, G. R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 107) Ditylenchus species. Author(s): Plowright, R. A. Caubel, G. Mizen, K. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 141) Foliar nematodes: Aphelenchoides species. Author(s): Waele, D. de
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 153) Reniform nematodes: Rotylenchulus species. Author(s): Robinson, A. F.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 175) Migratory endoparasites: Pratylenchus and Radopholus species. Author(s): Waele, D. de Elsen, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 207) The citrus nematode: Tylenchulus semipenetrans. Author(s): Verdejo-Lucas, S. Kaplan, D. T.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 221) The yam nematode: Scutellonema bradys. Author(s): Kwoseh, C. Plowright, R. A. Bridge, J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 229) Ectoparasitic nematodes. Author(s): Starr, J. L. Bendezu, I. F.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 241) Marker-assisted selection for soybean cyst nematode resistance. Author(s): Young, N. D. Mudge, J.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2132, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2002
  • ISBN
  • 9780851994666
  • Record Number
  • 20023071284