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nematology

[‚nem·ə′täl·ə·jē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The study of nematodes.
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Together with the previous edition, the present book is a must-have for anyone dealing with the taxonomy of entomopathogenic nematodes, but it is also valuable for any research or student nematologist.
Subjects include mycologist Mary Elizabeth Banning; nematologists Edna Marie Buhrer and Grace Cobb; and virologist Rosalind Franklin, better known for the controversial use of her X-ray crystallography of DNA by Watson and Crick.
These relationship-building efforts turned out to be very fruitful as the nematologists supported the AVICTA Complete Pak campaign in various ways including providing nematode maps for www.
We had a team of Brazilian nematologists, plant pathologists, and an agricultural trade expert spend a week here looking at U.
At one end of the nematode is a distinctive mouth, which nematologists use to identify and place nematodes into one of several groups: bacterial feeders, fungal feeders, plant feeders, predators, and omnivores.
His original contributions to our understanding of the taxonomy, systematics, and transmission of these and related groups earned him an international reputation among nematologists and parasitologists.
IPM added the multidisciplinary element, involving entomologists, plant pathologists, nematologists, and weed scientists.