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nematodes

Unsegmented, threadlike worms of the phylum Nematoda . Many nematodes are parasitic on humans. They include the whipworm Trichuris trichuria , the muscle worm Trichinella spiralis , the intestinal parasite Strongyloides stercoralis , the hook worms Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus , the threadworm Enterobius or Oxyuris vermicularis , the roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides , the filarial worms and the puppy dog worm Toxocara canis .

nematodes (nē´mətōdz),

n parasitic roundworms, such as hookworm and pinworm, that cause disease in humans.
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The result of parental line breeding program focused on multiple resistance to nematodes was obtaining the set of clones very highly resistant to all pathotypes of Globodera spp.
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On the basis of these results, the root-knot nematodes isolated from passion fruit in Mizoram, India was confirmed as M.
Plants inoculated with nematodes displayed distinctive difference in growth parameters (shoot length, fresh shoot weight, root length, fresh root weight), galling index, egg mass index and final population in comparison to uninoculated plants (Table II).
In other words, they thought that the nematodes manipulated the plant stem cells to build their nests.
The inventory of soil's nematodes associated with viticulture in Algeria was carried out in 10 stations in western Algeria, considered as potential area in viticulture, covering areas of 1 ha - 8 ha planted with a planting distance of 4 m x 2 m.
The different plant parasitic nematodes present in the suspension were identified.
In earlier tests, they first sprayed nematodes onto tree limbs infested with lesser peachtree borers and then applied the fire gel over them.
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The company said MAJESTENE was developed under its in-house discovery screening process and the product provides growers with a new mode of action for safely controlling nematodes by reducing or stopping eggs from hatching, preventing root galling and reducing nematode population density.