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Cover for Development of resistant varieties.

This chapter describes progress in the development of cultivars resistant to root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) through mass selection, recurrent selection, marker-assisted selection and genetic engineering approaches.

Author(s)
Starr, J. L.; Mercer, C. F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934927)
Type
Book chapter
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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...

Author(s)
Starr, J. L.; Cook, R.; Bridge, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994666)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Root-knot nematodes.

This book provides an overview (chapter 1) of the general biology, ecology and economic importance of root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.), and covers in detail the following: general morphology (chapter 2); taxonomy, identification and principal species (chapter 3); biochemical and molecular...

Author(s)
Perry, R. N.; Moens, M.; Starr, J. L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934927)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistant cultivars.

The variation, specificity and genetic mechanism of nematode resistance in crops are described in this chapter. Progress in breeding and selection for resistance to nematodes, and the role of resistant cultivars in integrated pest management are discussed. Successes and opportunities in the...

Author(s)
Cook, R.; Starr, J. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930561)
Type
Book chapter