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Chapter Nine
Hungry Planet: Stories of Plant Diseases

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Soilborne Pathogens and Biological Control

Animation: Rhizoctonia, a Plant-Pathogenic Fungus, Is Attracted to the Rhizosphere of Plant Roots

APSnet Education Center
        Topics in Plant Pathology
                Biological control of plant pathogens

APSnet Feature Articles
Panama Disease: An Old Nemesis Rears Its Ugly Head
        Part I: The Beginnings of the Banana Export Trades
        Part II: The Cavendish Era and Beyond

Biorationals: Ecological Pest Management Database

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Biopesticides

Nematodes

Animation: Sugar Beet Cyst Nematode Attacks Plant Roots

APSnet Education Center
         Introduction to the Pathogen Groups
                Introduction to Plant-Parasitic Nematodes
         Plant Disease Lessons
                Lesion nematode disease
                Pine wilt disease
                Root-knot nematode
                Soybean cyst nematode disease

Movie: Nematode-Trapping Fungus—Will It Escape?

Movies: Caenorhabditis elegans 
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        bird’s eye view
        male copulating with a hermaphrodite

Microbiology and Immunology On-Line: Chapter 4- Parasitology- Nematodes
This chapter describes nematodes that are animal and human pathogens.