• R. Kenneth Horst
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In the more than five decades since the first edition of this book was prepared, nematodes have become of major importance in plant pathology. Several hundred species are known to cause plant disease. All plant parasitic nematodes are in the animal kingdom and belong to the phylum Nematoda. Some examples are given after each genus.


Cyst Nematode Plant Parasitic Nematode Turf Grass Pine Wood Nematode Reniform Nematode 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Kenneth Horst
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  1. 1.Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe BiologyCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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