African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12257

Short Communication

Technique for en-masse cryo-fixation and processing of second-stage juveniles of Meloidogyne incognita for scanning electron microscopy

Shikha Sharma*
  • Shikha Sharma*
  • Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141001, India.
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Rajdeep K. Sidhu
  • Rajdeep K. Sidhu
  • Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141001, India.
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V. R. Parshad
  • V. R. Parshad
  • Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141001, India.
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  •  Received: 06 September 2013
  •  Accepted: 14 July 2014
  •  Published: 03 September 2014

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