Predatory nematodes as bio-control agent against plant-parasitic nematode
-A review

DOI: 10.18805/ag.R-1715    | Article Id: R-1715 | Page : 55-61
Citation :- Predatory nematodes as bio-control agent against plant-parasitic nematode-A review.Agricultural Reviews.2018.(39):55-61

Gitanjali Devi and Jisna George

Gitanjali Devi and Jisna George gitanjali_devi@yahoo.in
Address : Department of Nematology, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-785 013, Assam, India.
Submitted Date : 24-04-2017
Accepted Date : 2-12-2017

Abstract

Nematodes are highly diversified and most abundant metazoans present in soil. Phytophagous nematodes attack plants cause enormous losses.The predaceous nematodes play a significant role in regulating the population of plant- parasitic nematodes. Based on type of feeding apparatus and mode of feeding, predatory nematode are classified into different taxonomic categories. This review has made an attempt to evaluate the bio-efficacy of predaceous nematodes and their future prospects.

Keywords

Biological control Feeding apparatus Mass culture Mode of feeding Predatory nematode.

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