Parasitism Genes of the Pine Wood Nematode

  • Taisei Kikuchi


Although the life history and some behavioral ecological aspects of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, the pine wood nematode (PWN) are now well documented, little is known about the molecular basis of the nematodes’ biology and host-parasite interaction.


Plant Parasitic Nematode Plant Parasitism Pectate Lyase Cellulase Gene Glycosyl Hydrolase Family 


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© Springer 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Taisei Kikuchi
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  1. 1.Forest Pathology Laboratory Forestry and Forest Products Research InstituteTsukubaJapan

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