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The structure of nematodes

Alan F. Bird

The structure of nematodes

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nematoda

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Alan F. Bird.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL391.N4 B56 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 318 p.
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4468421M
    ISBN 100120996502
    LC Control Number79163440


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Up-to-date literature review of the structures of all types of nematodes, both free living and parasitic More than photographs and illustrations New chapter on the pathology of nematodes Comparisons throughout between the two major groups of nematodes - the Secernentea and Andenophorea.

Much of the preface to the first edition of this book, written twenty years ago, holds for this second edition. Certainly knowledge and facilities for ultrastructural research on nematodes are no longer restricted to comparatively few nematologists, as was the case in In fact, there has been a substantial increase in research into the ultrastructure and physiology of nematodes over the.

The structure of nematodes. [Alan F Bird] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alan F Bird. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: An expanded version of the first edition published ineach section of this second edition has been updated and a new section on nematodes has been added.

It is aimed at all workers interested in nematodes irrespective of whether they do research on nematodes that are parasites on animals or plants or free-living in the -to-date literature review of the structures of all types of.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Structure of cturer: Academic Press. The Structure of Nematodes, Second Edition: Medicine & Health Science Books @ mat: Hardcover. This work reviews present knowledge of the detailed structure of nematodes both parasitic, in animals or plants, and free-living, in soil, fresh or salt water.

The author's aim is to link the results of the vast amount of research made using the light microscope with the newer discoveries of nematode ultrastructure made possible by the development of electron microscopy. The Structure of Nematodes attempts to connect the research on the fine structure of nematodes, as seen with the aid of the electron microscope, with the research on these animals done with the aid of the light microscope.

Organized into 12 chapters, this book begins with the detailed information on modern techniques that have proved to be Author: Alan Bird. Structure of Nematoda - Phylum Nematoda (Roundworms) Nematodes lack a true coelom (body cavity) since their internal cavity is not lined by cells originating from the embryonic mesoderm.

Instead, they possess a fluid-filled pseudocoel (incomplete coelum) that contains the intestine and reproductive organs. in the introduction to his book "Nematodes." The first detailed papers on the structure of nematodes were published at the end of the nineteenth century following the development of suitable microtomes and microscopes.

The structure of nematodes. New York: Academic Press. MLA Citation. Bird, Alan F. The structure of nematodes [by] Alan F. Bird Academic Press New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Bird, Alan F. The structure of nematodes [by] Alan F. Bird Academic Press New York. Wikipedia Citation. The content of the book provides insight of diseases caused by endo- and ectoparasitic nematodes, bio-ecology, reproduction, plant-parasitism, morphology and structure, control strategies, and.

Nematodes are bilaterally symmetrical, worm-like organisms that are surrounded by a strong, flexible noncellular layer called a cuticle. The body plan is simple.

The body of a nematode is long and narrow, resembling a tiny thread in many cases, and this is the origin of the group's name. The Biology of Nematodes synthesizes knowledge of the biology of free-living, plant-parasitic, and animal-parasitic nematodes.

Contributed works by recognized researchers apply groundbreaking molecular techniques, many of which resulted from work on Caenorhabditis elegans, toward new approaches to the study of nematode worms.

Topics covered include: ̈ Systematics and Reviews: 1. The emphasis of this volume is on plant parasites and insights gained through research on other nematodes. In particular, the book explains the anatomical, developmental, behavioral, and genetic studies on the free-living nematode Cenorhabditis elegans, which is a widely used laboratory model for examining various biological problems.

The structure of the nematode community degenerated and the role of nematodes in soil food web was weakened in the agro-ecosystem after long-term drought.

The study provides soil zoological basis. The book describes the basic aspects of nematology, viz., Methodology, Morphology, Systematics and Classification, Biology, Physiology and Ecology.

It is. Nematodes are invertebrate roundworms that inhabit marine, freshwater, and terrestrial environments. They comprise the phylum Nematoda (or Nemata) which includes parasites of plants and of animals, including humans, as well as species that feed on bacteria, fungi, algae, and on other nematodes.

Four out of every five multicellular animals on the planet are nematodes (Platt, ). The Nematodes present in the soil feed on the bacteria, fungi, and other nematodes, and play an important role in nutrient recycling.

They also attack the insects and control the pests. However, they cause severe damage to plants. They feed on the plant roots and reduce the nutrient uptake and stress tolerance of the plant. In addition, the muscles of nematodes differ from those of most animals; they have a longitudinal layer only, which accounts for the whip-like motion of their movement.

Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): Nematode shape: Scanning electron micrograph of soybean cyst nematode and its egg. Nematodes are cylindrical in shape, often looking like thin hairs. He co-edited The Physiology and Biochemistry of Free-living and Plant-parasitic Nematodes (), Root-knot Nematodes (), Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nematode Survival (), the first () and second () editions of the text book, Plant Nematology and Cyst Nematodes () (all CAB International, UK).

This book forges a link between recent research on the fine structure of nematodes using the electron microscope and the enormous work done on them with the aid of the light microscope. It is aimed at all workers interested in nematodes which are parasitic in animals or plants or are free-living in the soil, freshwater, or in the seas.

Chapter 1 contains a general introduction and a short. The structure of the nematode community degenerated and the role of nematodes in soil food web was weakened in the agro-ecosystem after long-term drought. The study provides soil zoological basis for agro-ecosystem responding to extreme drought under climate change.

The Biology of Nematodes synthesizes knowledge of the biology of free-living, plant-parasitic, and animal-parasitic nematodes. Contributed works by recognized researchers apply groundbreaking molecular techniques, many of which resulted from work on Caenorhabditis elegans, toward new approaches to the study of nematode worms.

Nematodes were once classified with a very large and heterogeneous cluster of animals grouped together on the basis of their overall worm-like appearance, simple structure of an internal body cavity called a pseudocoelom, and the lack of features such as. Buy Plant Nematodes (): Mothodology, Morphology, Systematics, Biology and Ecology: NHBS - NA Khan, Science Publishers.

The nematodes, or roundworms, possess a pseudocoelom and consist of both free-living and parasitic forms.

Finally, the arthropods, one of the most successful taxonomic groups on the planet, are coelomate organisms with a hard exoskeleton and jointed : Samantha Fowler, Rebecca Roush, James Wise. structure in the head of a nematode that al-lows it to pierce plant cell walls (Figure ).

The stylet Nematodes Terry Niblack Department of Crop Sciences [email protected] 15 Figure Bacterial-feeding nematodes. (Photo courtesy of E. Bernard.) Figure Request PDF | Structure, Function and Evolution of The Nematode Genome | In the past few years, an increasing number of draft genome sequences of multiple free-living and parasitic nematodes have.

The cuticle is often of a complex structure and may have two or three distinct layers. Underneath the epidermis lies a layer of longitudinal muscle cells. The relatively rigid cuticle works with the muscles to create a hydroskeleton, as nematodes lack circumferential muscles.

Most nematodes look similar to each other: slender tubes, tapered at each end (Figure ). Nematodes are pseudocoelomates and have a complete digestive system with a distinct mouth and anus.

The nematode body is encased in a cuticle, a flexible but tough exoskeleton, or external skeleton, which offers protection and support. Roundworms are nematodes (nemato from the Greek root meaning “thread”). These groups are subdivided for convenience according to the host organ in which they reside, e.g., lung flukes, extraintestinal tapeworms, and intestinal roundworms.

This chapter deals with the structure and development of the three major groups of helminths. Nematoda is the phylum of the Kingdom Animalia that includes roundworms. Nematodes can be found in almost any type of environment and include both free-living and parasitic species.

Free-living species inhabit marine and freshwater environments, as well as the soils and sediments of all of the various types of land tic roundworms live off of their host and can cause disease in the. WormBook is a comprehensive, open-access collection of original, peer-reviewed chapters covering topics related to the biology of Caenorhabditis elegans and other ok also contains: WormMethods, a collection of protocols for nematode researchers; WormHistory, personal perspectives on C.

elegans research; and the Worm Breeder's Gazette, an informal, non-refereed, biannual. Root-knot nematodes are the most economically important group of plant-parasitic nematodes worldwide, and their control presents a major global challenge.

Advances are being made in understanding their biology, host-parasite interaction and management strategies, and this comprehensive guide with many colour photos and contributions from international experts covers the. The Biology of Nematodes synthesizes knowledge of the biology of free-living, plant-parasitic, and animal-parasitic nematodes.

Contributed works by recognized researchers apply groundbreaking molecular techniques, many of which resulted from work on Caenorhabditis elegans, toward new approaches to the study of nematode worms.

Roundworms (Nematodes) Figure shows the structure of nematodes. In contrast to platyhelminths, nematodes are cylindrical rather than flattened; hence the common name roundworm. The body wall is composed of an outer cuticle that has a noncellular, chemically complex structure, a thin hypodermis, and musculature.Root-knot nematode (RKN) is a soil-dwelling microscopic roundworm.

This nematode is parasitic on numerous plants, including vegetables, fruits, field crops, ornamentals, and common weeds. RKN can occur in commercial and homeowner plantings. Frequently, the nematode interacts with other plant pathogens to form a disease complex.Secondary structure of some elements of 18S rRNA suggests that strongylid and a part of rhabditid nematodes are monophyletic.

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