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Agricultural Reviews, volume 39 issue 1 (march 2018) : 55-61

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

Gitanjali Devi, Jisna George
1Department of Nematology, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-785 013, Assam, India.
Cite article:- Devi Gitanjali, George Jisna (2018). Predatory nematodes as bio-control agent against plant-parasitic nematode-A review. Agricultural Reviews. 39(1): 55-61. doi: 10.18805/ag.R-1715.
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.
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