Nematode Behaviour

Nematode Behaviour

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Nematode worms are among the most ubiquitous organisms on earth. They include free-living forms as well as parasites of plants, insects, humans and other animals. In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in nematode biology, including the area of nematode behaviour. The latter has, however, until now, not been synthesized into a single comprehensive volume.Nematode Behaviour seeks to redress this imbalance by providing the first comprehensive review of current knowledge of the behaviour of nematodes. Key topics including locomotion and orientation, feeding and reproductive behaviour, and biotic and abiotic interactions are reviewed by leading authorities from the USA, UK, India and New Zealand.Ascaris sperm can crawl at up to 50 umtmin and the cytoskeleton filaments that are extended in the pseudopod can be ... 5.2B, a schematic diagram of the Ascaris sperm lamellipod in cross-section shows that the MSP gel forms the leadinganbsp;...

Title:Nematode Behaviour
Author:Randy Gaugler, Anwar L. Bilgrami
Publisher:CABI - 2004


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