Current Options for Managing Nematodes Pest of Crops in India

Dr. M. R. Khan
Department of Agricultural Entomology
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya,
Kalyani, Nadia-741235, West Bengal, India
Email: mrkhanbckv@rediffmail.com

Introduction
Plant parasitic nematode, the hidden enemy of crops is one of the many groups of harmful organism which depend on plants for their survival. Nematode can cause damage to almost all kinds of crops, however, due to their subterranean habit, microscopic size (from 0.3 to 10 mm length), they are invisible to the naked eye. They penetrate and feed on the root of growing plants, stealing nutrients vital for plant growth and exposing the roots to attack by other soil pathogens. It has widely been recognized that plant parasitic nematodes constitute one of the most devastating pests groups and are responsible for insidious disease symptoms in different crops causing huge losses. Estimated annual yield losses in the world?s major crops due to plant parasitic nematodes is about 12.3% and it is about 14% in the developing countries (Sasser

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