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Using a Computer to Identify Nematodes

  • Jose M. Rey
  • María Fé Andres
  • María Arias
Part of the Nato ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 7)

Abstract

In the study of virus vector nematodes of the family Longidoridae in Spain during the last six years, we have used the polytomous key by Romanenko modified by Hooper for the identification of Longidorus spp. It was proposed to use a computer program to conveniently manage the great quantity of data involved. Such a program was recently published for Longidorus (Rey et al., 1988), and for Tylenchorhynchus and Merlinius (Rey & Mahajan, in press).

Keywords

Correction Factor Qualitative Character General Coefficient Artificial Genus Binary Character 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose M. Rey
    • 1
  • María Fé Andres
    • 1
  • María Arias
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Edafología y Biología VegetalMadridSpain

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