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Title Entomopathogenic nematodes in biological control / editors Randy Gaugler, Ph. D. and Harry K. Kaya, Ph. D
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2018]

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Series CRC revivals
CRC revivals
Contents Chapter 1 Some Contemporary Issues in Biological Control of Insects and Their Relevance to the Use of Entomopathogenic Nematodes -- part BIOLOGY AND TAXONOMY -- chapter 2 Biology and Taxonomy of Steinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae -- chapter 3 Molecular Techniques in Taxonomy -- chapter 4 Biology and Taxonomy of Xenorhabdus -- part ECOLOGY -- chapter 5 Soil Ecology -- chapter 6 Dehydration Survival and Anhydrobiotic Potential -- chapter 7 Behavior of Infective Juveniles -- part COMMERCIALIZATION AND APPLICATION TECHNOLOGY -- chapter 8 Commercial Production and Development -- chapter 9 Formulation and Application Technology -- part EFFICACY -- chapter 10 Efficacy Against Soil-Inhabiting Insect Pests -- chapter 11 Efficacy Against Insects in Habitats Other than Soil -- chapter 12 Logistics and Strategies for Introducing Entomopathogenic Nematode Technology into Developing Countries -- part BIOTECHNOLOGY AND GENETICS -- chapter 13 Caenorhabditis elegans as a Model for the Study of Entomopathogenic Nematodes -- chapter 14 Biochemistry and Physiology of Xenorhabdus -- chapter 15 The Molecular Genetics of Xenorhabdus -- chapter 16 Insect Immunity -- chapter 17 Perspectives on Entomopathogenic Nematology
Summary "The editors of this book, who are world renown for their creativity with entomopathogenic nematodes, have assembled the foremost authorities from four continents to contribute on basic and applied concepts. The authors have taken advantage of this opportunity to express their views to a wide scientific audience. They have combined their international experience so that the latest developments in this fascinating and rapidly expanding field are present in comprehensive manner with diverse topics ranging from biological control theory to organismal and molecular biology."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Insect pests -- Biological control.
Insect nematodes.
Nematodes as carriers of disease.
Nematodes as biological pest control agents.
Insects -- Diseases.
Bacterial diseases.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- General.
Bacterial diseases.
Insect nematodes.
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Insects -- Diseases.
Nematodes as biological pest control agents.
Nematodes as carriers of disease.
Form Electronic book
Author Gaugler, Randy, editor.
Kaya, Harry K., editor.
ISBN 9781351071741
1351071742