M.W. Allen

I. Andrássy

R.C. Baines

A.F. Bird

E.J. Cairns

B.G. Chitwood

J.R. Christie

N.A. Cobb

H. Darling

E.C. Dougherty

L.A.P. De Coninck

A. De Grisse

V.H. Dropkin

C.L. Duddington

W.A. Feder

J. Feldmesser

A.M. Golden

W. Hart

J. Heyns

H. Hirschmann

Q.L. Holdeman

F.G.W. Jones

B.R. Kerry

E.L. Krall

B. Lear

M.B. Linford

B.F. Lownsbery

C.W. McBeth

A.R. Maggenti

W.F. Mai

Y. Mamiya

G.C. Martin

N.A. Minton

R.H. Mulvey

A.G. Newhall

W.L. Nicholas

C.O. Nielsen

D.C. Norton

M. Oostenbrink

A.J. Overman

V.G. Perry

B.G. Peters

D.J. Raski

H. Reynolds

R.T. Robbins

J.N. Sasser

J.W. Seinhorst

S.A. Sher

M.R. Siddiqi

G. Steiner

A.C. Tarjan

A.L. Taylor

W. Thames

I.J. Thomason

G. Thorne

R.W. Timm

S.D. Van Gundy

D.R. Viglierchio

H.R. Wallace

J.M. Webster

G.W. Yeates

B.M. Zuckerman


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Roland H. Mulvey
UC Davis, 1957

R. H. Mulvey, Entomology Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada.  Worked on genetics and cytology of nematodes.
R.H. Mulvey died October 24, 2010 at the age of 93.

Mulvey Obituary

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C.W. McBeth
UC Riverside, 1953

C.W. McBeth, Shell Development, Modesto, California.  Properties and efficacy of soil fumigants.

C. W. McBeth died in January, 2005

McBeth Obituary

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George C. Martin
Department of Nematology
Ministry of Agriculture
Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).

Martin Biography

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George C. Martin
UC Davis, 1964

Norman A. Minton Obituary: N.A. Minton
A.G. Newhall Professor, Cornell University.  Major Professor of Bert Lear.

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A.G. Newhall



Bill Mai, Nematologist, Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University.  Educator.  Trained Ben Lownsbery; his students included Bruce Jaffee.

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W.F. (Bill) Mai
Ithaca, NY, 1956

Bill Mai
July 23, 1916 – August 15, 2007
Bill Mai Obituary
Armand R. Maggenti
Feb. 15, 1933- June 11, 2010

Department of Nematology, University of California, Davis. 

Nematode taxonomy and systematics.

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A.R. Maggenti

Armand Maggenti Obituary

Don C. Norton

May 22, 1922-April 18, 2007

Plant Pathologist
Iowa State University

Fellow, Society of Nematologists

DC Norton Obituary

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Michael Oostenbrink


Head, Nematology Department
Netherlands Plant Protection Service
Docent of Nematology
State Agricultural University of The Netherlands (now Wageningen University

(deceased 1984)

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M. Oostenbrink

Soil and nematode ecologist.

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C. Overgaard-Nielsen
Knoxville, TN, 1957

Amegda Overman
Deceased 2011

Yasuharu Mamiya

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Mamiya Biography


Warwick L. Nicholas
April 3, 1926 - May 5, 2010

Australian National University

Nematode nutrition and ecology

W.L. Nicholas Biography

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Christie, J.R. 1959.  Plant Nematodes.  Their Bionomics and Control.  University of Florida. Gainesville.

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Sasser, J.N. and W.R. Jenkins.  1960.  Nematology:  Fundamentals and Recent Advances.  UNC Press, Chapel Hill.

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