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Nature Biotechnology 26, 882 - 884 (2008)

Nematology: terra incognita no more

James P McCarter1

  1. James P. McCarter is at Divergence Inc., 893 North Warson Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63141, USA and the Washington University Genome Center, 4444 Forest Park Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri 63108, USA.

The genome sequence of the plant-parasitic roundworm Meloidogyne incognita opens new avenues to boosting food production.