Plant Nematology

Plant Nematology
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Plant Nematology

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Plant Nematology by N.G. Ravichandra
Book Summary:

"Plant Nematology" has been designed as per the guidelines provided by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. This book gives a comprehensive account of various aspects of Phytonematology, including both basic and applied, along with illustrations and descriptions. Fundamentals of sampling, different techniques in Nematology, traditional and molecular taxonomy, nematode anatomy and morphology, interaction with fungi, bacteria, viruses, mycorrhiza, and rhizobia, most common plant-pathogenic genera, historical accomplishments, biology and ecological details along with entomopathogenic nematodes, physiological and molecular Nematology are some of the major fields covered in this book. A detailed glossary of Nematological terms and diversified aspects of nematode management have also been furnished.

Audience of the Book :

 In addition to fulfilling the prescribed syllabus of the ICAR, New Delhi, this book also provides information on entomopathogenic nematodes and physiological and molecular nematology.A glossary of Nematological terms has also been given for the benefit of the students and beginners.

 
Key Features:

The main features of the book are as follows:

1.This is a complete treatise on nematodes including historical development, morphology & anatomy, taxonomy, biology & ecology, hostpathogen interaction, crop damage, common diseases, nematode management, and so on.

2.Information on entomopathogenic nematodes and physiological and molecular nematology are special highlights of the book.

3. Includes a glossary of nematological terms and diversified aspects on nematode management at the end of the text.

4.Profusely illustrated with pictures and diagrams.

Table of Contents:

1.Introduction

2.Economic Importance and Crop Losses

3.Historical Developments in Nematology

4.Morphology and Anatomy of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes

5.Taxonomy of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes

6.Biology and Ecology of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes

7.Plant-Nematode Interaction

 8.Nematode Parasitism

9.Symptoms of Nematode Injury to Plants

10.Interaction of Nematodes with other Microorganisms

11.Important Genera of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes

12.Common Names of Nematodes

13.Nematode Diseases of Crop Plants

14.Physiological and Molecular Nematology

15.Entomopathogenic Nematodes

16.Methods and Techniques in Nematology

17.Nematode Management