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Title Root-knot nematodes / edited by Roland N. Perry, Maurice Moens and James L. Starr
Published Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 488 pages) : illustrations
Contents Meloidogyne species : a diverse group of novel and important plant parasites / Maurice Moens, Roland N. Perry and James L. Starr -- General morphology / Jonathan D. Eisenback and David J. Hunt -- Taxonomy, identification and principal species / David J. Hunt and Zafar A. Handoo -- Biochemical and molecular identification / Vivian C. Blok and Thomas O. Powers -- Molecular taxonomy and phylogeny / Byron J. Adams, Adler R. Dillman and Camille Finlinson -- Hatch and host location / Rosane H.C. Curtis, A. Forest Robinson, and Roland N. Perry -- Invasion, feeding and development / Pierre Abad [and others] -- Reproduction, physiology and biochemistry / David J, . Chitwood and Roland N. Perry -- Survival mechanisms / Adrian A.F. Evans and Roland N. Perry -- Interactions with other pathogens / Rosa H. Manzanilla-López and James L. Starr -- Population dynamics and damage levels / Nicola Greco and Mauro Di Vito -- Sampling root-knot nematodes / Larry W. Duncan and Mark S. Phillips -- Mechanisms and genetics of resistance / Valerie M. Williamson and Philip A. Roberts -- Development of resistant varieties / James L. Starr and Chris F. Mercer -- Plant biotechnology and control / Howard J. Atkinson, Peter E. Unwin and Richard S. Hussey -- The complete sequence of the genomes of Meloidogyne incognita and Meloidogyne hapla / Pierre Abad and Charles H. Opperman -- Biological control using microbial pathogens, endophytes and antagonists / Johannes Hallmann, Keith G. Davies and Richard Sikora -- Current and future management strategies in intensive crop production systems / Andrew P. Nyczepir and Stephen H. Thomas -- Current and future management strategies in resource-poor farming / Danny L. Coyne, Hendrika H. Fourie and Maurice Moens
Summary 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 identification (chapter 4); molecular taxonomy and phylogeny (chapter 5); hatch and host location (chapter 6); invasion, feeding and development (chapter 7); reproduction, physiology and biochemistry (chapter 8); survival mechanisms (chapter 9); interactions with other pathogens (chapter 10); population dynamics and damage levels (chapter 11); sampling (chapter 12); mechanisms and genetics of resistance (chapter 13); development of resistant cultivars (chapter 14); plant biotechnology and control (chapter 15); complete sequence of the genomes of M. incognita and M. hapla (chapter 16); biological control using microbial pathogens, endophytes and antagonists (chapter 17); current and future management strategies in intensive crop production systems (chapter 18); and current and future management strategies in resource-poor farming (chapter 19)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Root-knot nematodes.
Root-knot nematodes -- Control
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- General.
Meloidogyne hapla.
Meloidogyne incognita.
Biological control.
Biological control agents.
Biological development.
Crop damage.
DNA sequencing.
Genome analysis.
Host-seeking behaviour.
Intensive cropping.
Molecular taxonomy.
Natural enemies.
Nematode control.
Nematophagous fungi.
Nucleotide sequences.
Pest control.
Pest resistance.
Plant diseases.
Plant parasitic nematodes.
Plant pathogens.
Plant pests.
Population dynamics.
Root-knot nematodes.
Root-knot nematodes -- Control.
Form Electronic book
Author Perry, Roland N.
Moens, Maurice.
Starr, James L.
ISBN 9781845934934