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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Meloidogyne</i> species - a diverse group of novel and important plant parasites.

This chapter provides an overview of the economic impact, taxonomy, life cycle, host range and preferences, and management and control of Meloidogyne species (including M. mayaguensis, M. paranaensis, M. fallax, M. chitwoodi and M. minor).

Author(s)
Moens, M.; Perry, R. N.; Starr, J. L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934927)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Invasion, feeding and development.

This chapter describes the mechanisms involved in root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne sp.) invasion of host plant, and feeding and development inside the host's cell. Specific topics covered include the following: root knot nematode life cycle; compatible interactions with resistant plants;...

Author(s)
Abad, P.; Castagnone-Sereno, P.; Rosso, M. N.; Engler, J. de A.; Favery, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934927)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interactions with other pathogens.

This chapter describes the interactions (including antagonistic, mutualistic and competitive interactions) of root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) with microbial pathogens (vascular wilt pathogens and root-rot pathogens) and other plant parasitic nematodes, and the effects of such interactions on ...

Author(s)
Manzanilla-López, R. H.; Starr, J. L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934927)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Population dynamics and damage levels.

This chapter on root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) focus on the following: patterns of population dynamics; factors affecting population dynamics; modelling of population dynamics; pattern of nematode damage to crop plants; factors affecting nematode damage; modelling of damage levels;...

Author(s)
Greco, N.; Vito, M. di
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934927)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Nematode resistance in crops.

This chapter describes the impacts of resistant genotypes on host plant growth and nematode populations, and provides specific examples to indicate some successes, opportunities and challenges.

Author(s)
Starr, J. L.; McDonald, A. H.; Claudius-Cole, A. O.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641515)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Info
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 Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance to plant-parasitic nematodes: history, current use and future potential.

This paper deals primarily with the practical measurement of nematode resistance and tolerance in plants. The history of resistance to plant parasitic nematodes, the current use of resistance for the management of plant parasitic nematodes in important crops, and the future potential of research on ...

Author(s)
Starr, J. L.; Bridge, J.; Cook, R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994666)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Foliar nematodes: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aphelenchoides</i> species.

This paper discusses the sources of resistance to important Aphelenchoides species (including A. besseyi, A. ritzemabosi, A. fragariae and A. arachidis) and describes the general considerations for the screening of crop resistance to these nematode species.

Author(s)
Waele, D. de
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994666)
Type
Book chapter

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