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A survey of entomopathogenic nematodes of the familiesSteinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae (Nematoda:Rhabditida) in the north-west of Iran
During 2002-2004, a survey of entomopathogenic nematodes was conducted for the first time in Iran throughout the three provinces in the north-west of the country, finding Heterorhabditis bacteriophora was the most common species and Steinernema spp.
An investigation on strains of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis in north and north west of Iran
One strain of west Azerbaijan and the strains of Golestan, clustered in the same group suggesting that they may have been originated from a common source, suggest the possibility of occurrence of different populations in a geographical region.
Phylogenetic relationships of Telotylenchidae Siddiqi, 1960 and Merliniidae Siddiqi, 1971 (Nematoda: Tylenchida) from Iran, as inferred from the analysis of the D2D3 expansion fragments of 28S rRNA
The phylogenetic relationships of Telotylenchidae and Merliniidae with other representatives of the order Tylenchida, as obtained from Bayesian inference and Maximum likelihood analysis of partial 28S rRNA gene sequences are presented and discussed.
An updated and annotated checklist of the Dolichodoridae (Nematoda: Tylenchoidea) of Iran.
Challenges on the reliable identification of this group of nematodes in Iran are discussed, suggestions were proposed for future studies, and information on the taxonomic position of species in different classification schemes are provided.
Morphological and molecular characterization of Paractinolaimus sahandi n. sp. (Nematoda: Actinolaimidae) from the Sahand Mountains in Iran
The new species, which is the only one in the genus showing the advulval cuticular tiny papillae and is unusually slender, is compared to four species of Paractinolaimus, and has distinct differences from those of the only sequenced P. macrolaimus.
Hemocyte Responses of the Colorado Potato Beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, and the Greater Wax Moth, Galleria mellonella, to the Entomopathogenic Nematodes, Steinernema feltiae and Heterorhabditis
Hemocyte encapsulation reactions of infective juveniles of two Iranian isolates of the entomopathogenic nematodes, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Poinar and Steinernema feltiae Filipjev, were compared in the economic pest Colorado potato beetle and greater wax moth and the former was a more responsive host than the latter and the hemocyte responses occurred sooner and more extensively.
Introduction of some new endophytic bacteria from Bacillus and Streptomyces genera as successful biocontrol agents against Sclerotium rolfsii
Except one isolate named Streptomyces parvus, the rest of isolates could significantly inhibit mycelial growth in dual culture on PDA medium and all seven selected isolates showed significant inhibition in disease treatments in glasshouse experiments.
Compatibility and interaction between Bacillus thuringiensis and certain insecticides: perspective in management of Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)
Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (Berliner) (Bt) has been suggested as a biological control agent for Tuta absoluta (Meyrick). The objective of this study was to determine the interaction between
Xiphinema robbinsi sp. n. (Nematoda, Dorylaimida), an amphimictic species from Iran
The new species is characterized by its body length, anterior end broadly rounded with a marked depression and high labial region, medium-sized odontostyle length, females with two equally developed genital branches with well developed ovijector and spines ill tubular part of uterus, a short convex-conoid tail.
SEM Observations and Morphometrics of the Cabbage Cyst Nematode, Heterodera cruciferae Franklin, 1945, Collected Where Brassica spp. Are Grown in Tabriz, Iran
During a survey of plant parasitic nematode biodiversity in vegetable fields of Tabriz, East Azerbaijan province, Iran between 2004 and 2005, 25 species belonging to 16 genera of nematodes were