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Nature of Swarming in Nematodes

Nature volume 193, pages 798799 (24 February 1962) | Download Citation

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THE phenomenon of swarming in Tylenchorhynchus species and other nematodes1,2, under investigation for the past three years in Louisiana State University laboratories, has been related experimentally to physiological state, cuticle property and species specificity of plant parasitic and free-living forms.

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    • JOHN P. HOLLIS

    Present address: Scott Agricultural Laboratory, Nairobi, Kenya.

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  1. Department of Plant Pathology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

    • JOHN P. HOLLIS

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