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The Plant Health Instructor

Volume: 01 |
Year: 2001
Article Type: Lesson Plans
​​​​​​​​​​Free-living and Plant-Parasitic Nematodes (Roundworms)

1Tylka,  G.L. and 2C.A. Jasalavich

1Iowa State University​
2Nashua, NH

Date Accepted: 01 Jan 2001
 Date Published: 01 Jan 2001


Keywords: Roundworms

An introduction to the world of nematodes. This exercise will be most useful for grades 7-12 in classrooms where dissecting and compound microscopes are available. It requires minimal materials (funnels, screen, tubing, clamps, 2-ply tissues, ring stand, soil sample, and water) and preparation.