On another front, nematology
research like Carta's may have direct bearing on the well-being of soils and plants.
Susan Meyer is with the USDA-ARS Nematology
Laboratory, 10300 Baltimore
It delves into the origin, history, botany, genetics, chemistry, biotechnology, agronomy, nutrition and nutrient management, entomology, nematology
, diseases, harvesting and postharvest management, and nutraceutical properties of turmeric, as well as the ornamental Curcuma flowers and the use of turmeric in Ayurveda, followed by the agronomy and economy, chemistry, physiology, cropping zones and production technology, biotechnology, nutrition, diseases, insect pests, postharvest and industrial processing, production, marketing, economics, and pharmacology and nutraceutical uses of ginger, in addition to ginger as a spice and flavorant and other economically important ginger species.
The USDA Nematode Collection-maintained by ARS's Nematology
Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland--contains more than 43,000 roundworm-containing microscope slides and vials, making it one of the world's largest and most treasured repositories of its kind.
In this second edition of his monumental work on insects, Nation (entomology and nematology
, University of Florida, Gainesville (emeritus)), updates information and adds two chapters, one on diapause, the other on immunity.
Billy Crow, Associate Professor of Nematology
, University of Florida, added: "Unlike conventional nematicides, biological control products such as Pasteuria usgae should be safe, and offer little risk to the applicator or environment.
In 15 chapters, researchers in virology, microbiology, mycology, nematology
, biological control, and pest management from North America, Europe, and New Zealand focus on how to use techniques, but include information on why they are used and literature and recipes for media, fixatives, and stains.
Peterson graduated from the University of Florida where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in entomology and nematology
Chitwood, USDA-ARS Nematology
Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland; phone (301) 504-5917 [Skantar], (301) 504-8634 [Chitwood], e-mail skantara@ba.
University of Florida Entomology and Nematology
Entomology Program of the Entomology and Nematology
Address : Division Of Nematology
Iari, New Delhi-110012