Cytogenetics, Host–Parasite Interactions, and Physiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780127822020, 9780323153935

Cytogenetics, Host–Parasite Interactions, and Physiology

1st Edition

Editors: B Zuckerman
eBook ISBN: 9780323153935
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1971
Page Count: 366
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Description

Plant Parasitic Nematodes, Volume II: Cytogenetics, Host-Parasite Interactions, and Physiology is a masterful reference work in nematology that includes information in ultrastructure, enzymology, and chemistry of body composition; culturing; virus transmission; biological races; and nature of plant resistance. This volume provides information about plant parasitic nematode genetics and cytology. It first explains the history and the advances in nematology, and then discusses the more specific topics about the biological processes involving nematodes. The discussions on host-parasite interactions, biochemistry, and physiology follow these topics. This book also presents useful information regarding free-living and animal parasitic nematodes. This treatise is written to provide an up-to-date reference source for students, lecturers, and research professionals in plant parasitology, specifically nematology, and related fields.

Table of Contents


List of Contributors

Preface

Contents of Volume I

Genetics and Cytology

13. Genetics and Cytology

I. Introduction—Historical Review

II. Gametogenesis and Cytological Features of Reproduction

III. The Chromosomes of Nematodes

IV. Sexuality

V. Hybridization among Nematodes

VI. Cytogenetic Aspects of Nematode Evolution

References

Host-Parasite Interactions

14. Specialized Adaptations of Nematodes to Parasitism

I. Introduction

II. Morphological and Physiological Adaptations

III. Ecological Adaptations: Response to Stress

IV. Summary

References

15. Biological Races

I. Introduction

II. Sibling Species

III. Intraspecific Variation

IV. Types of Physiological Variation

V. Causes of Variability

VI. Methods of Race Identification

VII. Genetics of Physiological Characters

VIII. Development and Maintenance of Physiological Diversity

IX. Terminology

X. Conclusion

References

16. Nematode Enzymes

I. Introduction

II. Techniques in Enzymic Analysis

III. Nematode Enzymes

IV. Summary

References

17. Nematode-lnduced Syncytia (Giant Cells). Host-Parasite Relationships of Heteroderidae

I. Introduction

II. Nematode Penetration and Migration

III. Mechanism of Feeding in the Heteroderidae

IV. Stimulation of Galls

V. Formation of Syncytia

VI. Nature of Resistance

VII. Conclusions

References

18. Interaction of Plant Parasitic Nematodes with Other Disease-Causing Agents

I. Introduction

II. Nematode-Fungus Complexes

III. Nematode-Bacteria Interactions

IV. Nematode-Virus Relationships

V. Some Effects of Complexes on Nematode Populations

VI. The Nature of Complexes Involving Nematodes

VII. Conclusions

References

19. Feeding in Plant Parasitic Nematodes: Mechanisms and Behavior

I. Introduction

II. Behavior Leading to Feeding

III. Pharyngeal Gland Secretions

IV. Ingestion

References

20. Gnotobiology

I. Introduction

II. Methodology

III. Applications

IV. Conclusions

References

21. Nematodes as Vectors of Plant Viruses

I. Introduction

II. The Vectors

III. The Viruses

IV. Relationships between Viruses and Vector Nematodes

V. Ecology and Control

References

Biochemistry and Physiology

22. Chemical Composition of Nematodes

I. Introduction

II. Inorganic Substances

III. Carbohydrates

IV. Amino Acids and Proteins

V. Lipids

VI. Plant Growth Regulators

VII. Other

VIII. Conclusions

References

23. Respiration

I. Introduction

II. Factors Influencing Respiration

III. Methods of Measuring Respiration

References

24. Mating and Host Finding Behavior of Plant Nematodes

I. Introduction

II. Sources of Stimulants

III. Dissemination of Stimuli

IV. Responses to Stimuli

V. Discussion

References

25. Molting and Hatching Stimuli

I. Molting

II. Hatching

References

26. Mode of Action of Nematicides

I. The State of Knowledge

II. Gross Effects

III. Permeation Characteristics

IV. Model Systems

V. Hypotheses

References

27. Senescence, Quiescence, and Cryptobiosis

I. Introduction

II. Senescence

III. Quiescence

IV. Cryptobiosis

V. Summary

References

Author Index

Subject Index






Details

No. of pages:
366
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1971
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323153935

About the Editor

B Zuckerman