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nematode,

common name for any worm of the phylum NematodaNematoda
, phylum consisting of about 12,000 known species, and many more predicted species, of worms (commonly known as roundworms or threadworms). Nematodes live in the soil and other terrestrial habitats as well as in freshwater and marine environments; some live on the deep
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nematode

[′nem·ə‚tōd]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any member of the Nematoda.
Of or pertaining to the Nematoda.

nematode

any unsegmented worm of the phylum (or class) Nematoda, having a tough outer cuticle. The group includes free-living forms and disease-causing parasites, such as the hookworm and filaria
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It describes the transcriptomes and parasitomes of various nematodes indicating that the effector proteins are crucial for the compatible plant nematode interactions.
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EST phenotype of root knot nematode population was compared with those of reference population of M.
The nematode then absorbs nutrients from the plant through the gall which allows it to grow and produce many eggs.
A pot culture experiment was carried out to evaluation of efficacy of oil cakes along with bioagents / nematicide on root knot nematode of lentil grown in the earthen pots containing sick soil.
reniformis being found in the soil collected from the soursop rhizosphere, it cannot be confirmed as a host plant of this species given that this nematode is a sedentary semi-endoparasite (FORTUNER, 1987), which may be found in the radicular system of these plants.
In earlier tests, they first sprayed nematodes onto tree limbs infested with lesser peachtree borers and then applied the fire gel over them.