Criconemella ornata (Raski) Luc & Raski
Symptoms: Reduced vigor is implied in the primary citation.
General symptoms on maize include root lesions, root decay, mild
stunting (Shurtleff 1980).
Pathogen and disease characteristics: Ectoparasitic
nematode. Not defined in the primary citation; consultation of
other references is advised.
Host range: Pearl millet, sorghum-sudangrass hybrids.
Also other grasses, citrus, apples, peaches, peanut, beans, soybeans,
pines, others (Shurtleff 1980). Consult
other references for additional hosts.
Geographic distribution: USA. Consultation of other
references is advised.
Nomenclature discrepancies: Synonyms: Criconemoides
Seed transmission: Not transmitted by seed.
Primary citation: Johnson and
Department of Agriculture
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Original posting: June 5, 1999.