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Plant nematology.

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This book, divided into three parts, provides a wide range of information on plant-parasitic nematodes. The chapters in Part I presents the basic structures of nematodes, followed by a chapter on molecular taxonomy, systematics and phylogeny. The subsequent four chapters focus on the major groups of plant-parasitic nematodes, presenting information on their morphology, taxonomy, basic biology and ...

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Chapter 8 (Page no: 246)

Behaviour and sensory perception.

In this chapter, behaviour is narrowly defined as neuromuscularly controlled movement of the nematode body or its parts that result in: (i) travel or rotation of the nematode through space (locomotion); (ii) events of physiological or developmental importance (hatching, feeding, copulation, egg laying, defaecation, root penetration); and (iii) postures or integrated movements of groups of nematodes (coiling, clumping, swarming and nictating) enhancing survival and phoresis.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Structure and classification. Author(s): Decraemer, W. Hunt, D. J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 40) Molecular systematics. Author(s): Subbotin, S. A. Waeyenberge, L. Moens, M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 73) Root-knot nematodes. Author(s): Karssen, G. Wesemael, W. Moens, M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 109) Cyst nematodes. Author(s): Turner, S. J. Subbotin, S. A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 144) Migratory endoparasitic nematodes. Author(s): Duncan, L. W. Moens, M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 179) Ectoparasitic nematodes. Author(s): Decraemer, W. Geraert, E.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 219) Reproduction, physiology and biochemistry. Author(s): Perry, R. N. Wright, D. J. Chitwood, D. J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 274) Molecular aspects of plant-nematode interactions. Author(s): Gheysen, G. Jones, J. T.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 301) Plant growth and population dynamics. Author(s): Schomaker, C. H. Been, T. H.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 331) Distribution patterns and sampling. Author(s): Been, T. H. Schomaker, C. H.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 359) International plant health - putting legislation into practice. Author(s): Hockland, S. Inserra, R. N. Kohl, L. M.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 383) Biological and cultural management. Author(s): Viaene, N. Coyne, D. L. Davies, K. G.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 411) Nematode resistance in crops. Author(s): Starr, J. L. McDonald, A. H. Claudius-Cole, A. O.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 437) Genetic engineering for resistance. Author(s): Cottage, A. Urwin, P.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 459) Chemical control of nematodes. Author(s): Haydock, P. P. J. Woods, S. R. Grove, I. G. Hare, M. C.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of AgroEcology, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden AL5 2JQ, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2013
  • ISBN
  • 9781780641515
  • Record Number
  • 20133355721