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Molecular barcodes for soil nematode identification
Using a molecular barcode, derived from single‐specimen polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and sequencing of the 5′ segment of the small subunit ribosomal RNA (SSU) gene, we have developed a molecularExpand
Defining operational taxonomic units using DNA barcode data
Abstract The scale of diversity of life on this planet is a significant challenge for any scientific programme hoping to produce a complete catalogue, whatever means is used. For DNA barcodingExpand
An integrated approach to fast and informative morphological vouchering of nematodes for applications in molecular barcoding
Molecular surveys of meiofaunal diversity face some interesting methodological challenges when it comes to interstitial nematodes from soils and sediments. Morphology-based surveys are greatlyExpand
An entomopathogenic Caenorhabditis briggsae
SUMMARY Caenorhabditis elegans is a premier model organism upon which considerable knowledge of basic cell and developmental biology has been built. Yet, as is true for many traditional modelExpand
Freshwater Nematodes: Ecology and Taxonomy
PART I: ECOLOGY Introduction: summary of present knowledge and research addressing the ecology and taxonomy of freshwater nematodes, P De Ley, University of California, USA, W Decraemer, GhentExpand
Global diversity of nematodes (Nematoda) in freshwater
Despite free-living nematodes being present in all types of limnetic habitats including unfavorable conditions that exclude many other meiobenthic invertebrates, they received less attention thanExpand
Land Use and Land Cover Changes in Awash National Park, Ethiopia: Impact of Decentralization on the Use and Management of Resources
We analyzed the magnitude of land use land cover changes and identified drivers of those changes at Awash National Park, Ethiopia, using aerial photographs, satellite images and field observation.Expand
A critique of current methods in nematode taxonomy
Morphology based nematode taxonomy and biodiversity studies have historically challenged most biologists. In the past few decades, there have been efforts to integrate molecular methods and digitalExpand
Genome sequence and comparative analysis of a putative entomopathogenic Serratia isolated from Caenorhabditis briggsae
BackgroundEntomopathogenic associations between nematodes in the genera Steinernema and Heterorhabdus with their cognate bacteria from the bacterial genera Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus, respectively,Expand
Awash National Park, Ethiopia: use policy, ethnic conflict and sustainable resources conservation in the context of decentralization
In response to recent decentralization in Ethiopia, we investigated pressure exerted on Awash National Park (ANP), vis-a-vis park resources; causes of park-related conflicts and the impact of policyExpand