Item description for Entomopathogenic Nematodes: Systematics, Phylogeny and Bacterial Symbionts (Nematology Monographs and Perspectives) by Khuong B. Nguyen...
The volume deals with morphology, taxonomy, and systematics of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN) in the families Steinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae and bacteria associated with these nematodes. In the first part, history, taxonomic status, family and genus definitions of EPN are mentioned. In the second part, all useful morphology and methodology of EPN are mentioned with illustrations and SEM photographs and instruction on how to make the measurements, and how to use them in taxonomic work. A polychotomous key with SEM photographs and illustrations is provided. In the third part, full descriptions of all species are presented with latest information about each species. In the fourth part, molecular, phylogenetic methods in working with EPN are mentioned with latest information and instruction on how to use molecular data in taxonomic work. In the last part, bacteria associated with this group of nematodes were mentioned with latest information about methodology, biology, and taxon.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.4" Weight: 3.1 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2008
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004152938 ISBN13 9789004152939