The Nematodes: (Eelworms)

  • Ervin H. Barnes


The eelworms, or nematodes, are common, widespread invertebrates which inhabit salt water, fresh water, soil, and refuse. Some are harmless whereas others parasitize plants and animals and cause serious diseases. They are not related to earthworms or flatworms, but are treated with the round worms.


Plant Parasitic Nematode Copulatory Organ Extensive Root System Root Gall Orchard Tree 
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General References

  1. Filipjer, I. N., Nematodes Harmful and Beneficial to Agriculture. Moscow and Leningrad, 1934.Google Scholar
  2. Goodey, T. (rewritten by J. B. Goodey), Soil and Fresh Water Nematodes. New York, Wiley, 1963.Google Scholar
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  5. Thorne, G., Principles of Nematology. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1961.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ervin H. Barnes
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  1. 1.Michigan State UniversityUSA

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