Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Subtropical and Tropical Agriculture

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Michel Luc, Richard A. Sikora, John Bridge
CABI, 2005 - Science - 871 pages
This fully updated second edition covers all aspects of practical plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture. It covers the major food and cash crops including; rice, cereals, solanum and sweet potatoes and other root and tuber crops, food legumes, vegetables, peanut, citrus, tree and fruit crops, coconut and other palms, coffee, cocoa, tea, bananas, sugarcane, tobacco, pineapple, cotton, other tropical fibres, spices, condiments and medicinal plants. It provides practical guidance on methods of extraction, processing and diagnosing of different plant and soil nematodes and on integrated pestmanagement.
 

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Contents

Reflections on Nematology in Subtropical and Tropical Agriculture
1
Identification Morphology and Biology of Plant Parasitic Nematodes
11
Methods for Extraction Processing and Detection of Plant and Soil Nematodes
53
Nematode Parasites of Rice
87
Nematode Parasites of Cereals
131
Nematode Parasites of Solanum and Sweet Potatoes
193
Nematode Parasites of Tropical Root and Tuber Crops Excluding Potatoes
221
Nematode Parasites of Food Legumes
259
Nematode Parasites of Coffee and Cocoa
527
Nematode Parasites of Tea
579
Nematode Parasites of Bananas and Plantains
609
Nematode Parasites of Sugarcane
643
Nematode Parasites of Tobacco
673
Nematode Parasites of Pineapple
707
Nematode Parasites of Cotton and other Tropical Fibre Crops
731
Nematode Parasites of Spices Condiments and Medicinal Plants
749

Nematode Parasites of Vegetables
319
Nematode Parasites of Peanut
393
Nematode Parasites of Citrus
437
Nematode Parasites of Subtropical and Tropical Fruit Tree Crops
467
Nematode Parasites of Coconut and other Palms
491
Management Practices an Overview of Integrated Nematode Management Technologies
791
Nematicides
825
Plant Parasitic Nematode Genera and Species Cited
829
Index
841
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