The Structure of Nematodes

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Academic Press, Dec 2, 2012 - Science - 317 pages
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An expanded version of the first edition published in 1971, each section of this second edition has been updated and a new section on nematodes has been added. It is aimed at all workers interested in nematodes irrespective of whether they do research on nematodes that are parasites on animals or plants or free-living in the soil.

  • Up-to-date literature review of the structures of all types of nematodes, both free living and parasitic
  • More than 100 photographs and illustrations
  • New chapter on the pathology of nematodes
  • Comparisons throughout between the two major groups of nematodes - the Secernentea and Andenophorea
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 General Introduction
1
Chapter 2 The Egg
7
Chapter 3 The Exoskeleton
44
Chapter 4 Growth and Molting
75
Chapter 5 The Epidermis
96
Chapter 6 Musculature
106
Chapter 7 The Nervous System
129
Chapter 8 Pseudocoelom
157
Chapter 9 SecretoryExcretory System
167
Chapter 10 Digestive System
183
Chapter 11 Reproductive System
230
Chapter 12 Nematode Pathology
274
Index
301
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