Special Issue "Natural Products as Nematicidal Agents"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2023) | Viewed by 235
Nematodes are a diverse phylum within the animal kingdom. They are characterized by their elongated, cylindrical bodies that are tapered at both ends. These organisms are found in virtually every environment on Earth, including soil, water, and animal and plant tissues.
Nematodes are important in both animal and agricultural contexts, as they can act as plant parasites; they can also have a significant impact on human and animal health. Consequently, they play a significant role in the global economy.
The indiscriminate use of nematicides has led to resistance and contamination problems; the environmental aspect is urgent and new control alternatives are needed. Therefore, research into new natural products is an approach that can generate excellent nematicidal alternatives.
This Special Issue focuses on natural products as nematicidal agents. This edition will include interdisciplinary strategies involving chemistry, biology, engineering, and biochemistry.
We look forward to your contributions.
Dr. Filippe Elias De Freitas Soares
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- secondary metabolites
- plant-parasitic nematodes
- natural products