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Post by magic315 » Fri Feb 10, 2006 2:36 am

How do nematodes benefit the soil?

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Post by Linn » Fri Feb 10, 2006 4:31 am

oops
I replied at the other forum
glad you moved it,
they should have an entomology forum perhaps.
although there is zoology and ecology.
nematodes help to break down organic matter.
also sone kill harmful grubs that damage lawns and crop.
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Post by Linn » Fri Feb 10, 2006 4:36 am

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Post by Dr.Stein » Fri Feb 10, 2006 9:39 am

Nematodes...worm...o-ow...

*runs away*

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Post by Host » Sat Feb 11, 2006 6:45 pm

well, where to start, nematodes help aid in nutrient recycling, there symbiotic for a wide array of soil org (ie worms), there an indicator spp. for say such harmful things like acid rain, and they serve as phoretic/paratenic host for alot of cool parasties

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Post by Linn » Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:35 pm

shhh!
you will scare Dr. Stein :lol:
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Post by Linn » Mon Feb 13, 2006 5:00 am

Linn wrote:http://www.umassturf.org/publications/fact_sheets/nematodes.html


and these are the bad guys :twisted:
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