Use of Habitat Data to Help with the Identification Process

  • Jonathan D. Eisenback
Part of the Nato ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 7)


Distribution of plant-parasitic nematodes in various habitats has little relationship to systematic grouping; however, information about their host and geographic origin often contributes to the identification process. Some genera occur more frequently in some geographical locations, especially on certain hosts, whereas others are less common.


Sugar Cane Nematode Parasite Nematode Genus Obligate Parasite Habitat Data 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan D. Eisenback
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  1. 1.Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology and Weed ScienceVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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