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Role of Nanotechnology Applications in Plant-Parasitic Nematode Control

  • Al-Kazafy Hassan Sabry
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Part of the Nanotechnology in the Life Sciences book series (NALIS)

Abstract

It has been estimated by the International Meloidogyne Project that nematodes cause annual losses of 78 billion US dollars in developed countries and more than 100 billion in developing countries. Plant-parasitic nematodes are very small organisms that cannot be seen by the naked eye and are considered to be microscopic creatures. The gravity of these nematodes is epitomized by the infestation of plant roots that causes a wide range of symptoms including stunting, wilting, yellowing, reduction of flowering, fruit set, and fruit development, dieback, and sometimes even plant death. Control of these nematodes is very difficult because once the plant-parasitic nematodes are established in the soil, soil sterilization may be required. Conventional controls were not sufficient to suppress this pest, so new trends in pest control must be found. Nanotechnology is one of the solutions to overcome these pests by using modern pesticide formulations such as nano-capsules, nanoparticles, and nano-suspension pesticides against plant-parasitic nematodes.

Keywords

Plant-parasitic nematodes Damages Nanotechnology Bio-nanoparticles Nanoparticles 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Al-Kazafy Hassan Sabry
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  1. 1.Pests and Plant Protection Department, National Research CentreCairoEgypt

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