Identification of Nematodes in India
India is a vast and highly contrasted country. Its large range of topography, climate, and soils allows the growth of a very varied natural vegetation and of a great diversity of agricultural and horticultural crops. The rich flora supports and caters to the need of an equally rich fauna. The latter show similarities, in some respects, to those of Africa, South America, Australia and in rare instances to Europe and Central Asia because of the geological past of the country, and its present land contiguity. Like the other animal groups, the nematodes that are found in India represent many different species. Some occur exclusively in this country, while others closely resemble, or are identical to, those found elsewhere.
KeywordsNematode Species Plant Parasitic Nematode Advisory Service Rich Flora Rich Fauna
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