Nov 162011
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With approximately 1.000.000 species, nematodes are the most numerous multicellular animals on earth. Attacking plants and spreading viruses, pest nematodes pose a huge problem for agricultural research. With global crop yield loss surpassing $ 100 billion per year, the need to combat pest nematodes is clear, but excessive pesticide use causes harm to people and the environment. Instead, sustainable approaches must be pursued to increase the food harvest and ensure food security.

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Thomas Jagau

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