ISBN-10:
1845934547
ISBN-13:
9781845934545
Pub. Date:
11/10/2008
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Nematodes as Biological Control Agents

Nematodes as Biological Control Agents

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ISBN-13: 9781845934545
Publisher: CAB International North America
Publication date: 11/10/2008
Series: CABI
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. NEMATODE MORPHOLOGY AND TAXONOMY
* Morphology and Taxonomy of Nematodes Used in Biocontrol

PART II. ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES
* Biology and Behavior
* Mass Production
* Formulation and Quality
* Application Technology
* Forum on Safety and Regulation
* Lawn, Turfgrass and Pasture Applications
* Glasshouse Applications
* Nursery and Tree Application
* Mushroom Applications
* Orchard Applications
* Soft Fruit Applications
* Vegetable and Tuber Crop Applications
* Cereal, Fiber, Medicinal, and Oilseed Crop Applications
* Forestry Applications
* Applications for the Control of Pests of Humans and Animals
* Application for Social Insect Control
* A Systems Approach to Conservation of Entomopathogenic Nematodes
* Interactions with Plant-parasitic Nematodes
* Compatibility and Interactions with Agrochemicals and Other Biocontrol Agents

PART 3. ENTOMOPHILIC NEMATODES
* Application of Beddingia siricidicola for Sirex Wood Wasp Control
* The Entomophilic Thripinema
* Mermithid Nematodes

PART 4. SLUG-PARASITIC NEMATODES
* Biology, Production, and Formulation of Slug-parasitic Nematodes
* Field Application of Slug-parasitic Nematodes

PART 5. PREDATORY NEMATODES
* Potential of Predatory Nematodes to Control Plant-parasitic Nematodes

PART 6. FUNGAL FEEDING NEMATODES
* Potential of Fungal Feeding Nematodes for the Control of Soil-borne Plant Pathogens

PART 7. CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
* Critical Issues and Research Needs for Expanding the Use of Nematodes in Biocontrol

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