Covering the syllabus prescribed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, this book deals with a wide range of practical methods and techniques used in Plant Nematology. It has been designed specially to fulfill the needs of both undergraduate and postgraduate students of Agricultural and Horticultural Universities. It includes both basic and applied aspects of Plant Nematology.
KEY FEATURES :
Includes nematode sampling and extraction techniques from both soils as well as plant tissues.
Provides keys to identify major plant parasitic nematodes.
Includes techniques of drawing and measuring nematodes, histochemical, biochemical and molecular techniques in addition to important techniques related to Remote Sensing, Electron Microscopy, Microplots, Photomicrography, Culturing, Bioagents, Botanicals, Nematicides, etc.
Exclusive chapters on techniques pertaining to specific nematode genus/species and non-specific general techniques applicable to plant nematodes irrespective of the genus/species.
Provides tips for the better results, important points to remember, and advantages or disadvantages of the techniques used.
Besides UG and PG students, this book will serve the needs of research scholars and scientists engaged in the field of Plant Nematology, Plant Pathology, Soil Microbiology and Entomology. It will also be useful to the officials/field personnel of the agricultural and horticultural departments and others concerned with plant protection.