An Anecdotal History of Nematology by J. M. Webster

By J. M. Webster

Nematology is not just approximately these stunning Nobel prize profitable creatures, nematodes, but additionally in regards to the those that paintings with them, the nematologists. Your reliable acquaintances Bengt Eriksson, David McNamara and John Webster have cajoled a complete galaxy of story-telling nematologists to reminisce approximately their household, their nematodes, and to inform us how they bought to grasp them so good. it's all disclosed in "An Anecdotal background of Nematology". it really is strong nematology, yet it truly is varied, and you'll be in a position to learn the opposite facet of a few of our nematological world's so much interesting discoveries and approximately their discoverers.The publication is addressed to all who like to paintings on nematodes. it will likely be of curiosity additionally to historians of technological know-how and to any zoological library.

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Stanuszek and M. Kamionek had extended their research activities to entomopathogenic nematodes and biological control. In 1975, Kamionek joined E. Pezowicz and A. Bednarek at the Warsaw Agricultural University under Sandner, to concentrate on entomopathogenic nematodes. The Institute of Ecology, comprising L. Wasilewska, J. Kozlowska, E. Dmowska, K. Domurat and S. Stanuszek, continued as a major research center and, after 1990, K. Ilieva-Makulec, focused for many years on the abundance, diversity, structure and function of nematode communities in different habitats – natural or man-transformed.

2). Subsequent internal reorganization and restructuring at SCRI, in the 1990s, resulted in closure of the Zoology Department and the nematologists retired or moved into several newly created departments. In The Netherlands, the long tradition of Wageningen as a centre for plant pathology and agricultural research provided the foundation for one of the world’s great centres of nematology. M. W. ), respectively. The research excellence of these two centers evolved over subsequent years based in part on the major contributions of Oostenbrink (nematode control) and Seinhorst (nematode population dynamics).

Philips to further develop PCN research while Brown led research on nematode vectored potato viruses. Later, V. Blok was appointed to help expand the application of molecular techniques, and J. Jones, B. Griffiths and R. Neilson to expand research on nematode-plant community interactions (Fig. 2). Subsequent internal reorganization and restructuring at SCRI, in the 1990s, resulted in closure of the Zoology Department and the nematologists retired or moved into several newly created departments.

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