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Cover for Cyst nematodes - life cycle and economic importance.

This chapter focuses on the direct and indirect impacts on crop production, history, distribution, morphological characteristics, life cycle, syncytium, effect of abiotic factors and important species, pathotypes and races of cyst nematodes. Information on the symptoms associated with cyst nematode ...

Author(s)
Moens, M.; Perry, R. N.; Jones, J. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resistance breeding.

This chapter focuses on the general principles concerning resistance to cyst nematodes together with detailed information that relates specifically to soyabean, cereal, potato or sugarbeet cyst nematodes. The results of extensive breeding programmes on improving the resistance of some of the most...

Author(s)
Blok, V. C.; Tylka, G. L.; Smiley, R. W.; Jong, W. S. de; Daub, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant biotechnology approaches: from breeding to genome editing.

This chapter focuses on the role of biotechnology in improving the resistance of various economically important crops to plant parasitic nematodes. Information on the various biotechnological approaches currently used in improving crop resistance of plant parasitic nematodes, such as PCR, next...

Author(s)
Gheysen, G.; Lilley, C. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control of cyst nematodes through microbial pathogens, endophytes and antagonists.

This chapter describes the main microbial antagonists of cyst nematodes, their mode of action and how such antagonists can be used in a sustainable manner to suppress cyst nematodes and improve crop yield.

Author(s)
Davies, K. G.; Mohan, S.; Hallmann, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Current and future management strategies in intensive crop production systems.

This chapter focuses on current control practices and management strategies for root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) and on future developments that may affect management in intensive crop production systems. Chemical (fumigant nematicides, non-fumigant nematicides, and other compounds), cultural ...

Author(s)
Nyczepir, A. P.; Thomas, S. H.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934927)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological and cultural management.

This chapter covers the biological control of plant parasitic nematodes (PPN) using predators, nematophagous fungi, endophytic fungi and bacteria; application of biological control agents (selection of biological control agents and isolates, and inoculum production and formulation); integration of...

Author(s)
Viaene, N.; Coyne, D. L.; Kerry, B. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930561)
Type
Book chapter
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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

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