The first edition of this title was published in 1990. This fully updated second edition covers all aspects of plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture. It covers nematode pests of all the major food and cash crops including; rice, cereals, root and tubers, potato, food legumes, vegetables, peanut, citrus, tree and fruit crops, coconut and other palms, cocoa, tea, bananas, sugarcane, tobacco, pineapple, cotton, other tropical fibers, spices, condiments and medicinal plants. It also provides practical guidance on methods of extraction, processing and diagnosing of different plant and soil nematodes. The information in this book is supported by abundant illustrations, including 24 color plates, making this an invaluable combination of theory and practice for those studying and working in the area of plant nematology and crop protection.Luc, Michel is the author of 'Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Subtropical and Tropical Agriculture', published 2005 under ISBN 9780851997278 and ISBN 0851997279.