Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid & White) Chitwood
Meloidogyne javonica (Treub.) Chitwood
Meloidogyne arenaria (Neal) Chitwood
Symptoms: Plants can exhibit chlorosis and become stunted.
Maturity is delayed. Galls develop on roots.
Pathogen and disease characteristics: Endoparasitic
nematode. Not described in the primary citations; consultation
of other references is advised.
Host range: Pearl millet, sorghum-sudangrass hybrids.
Also legumes, cotton, tobacco, tomato, vegetables, strawberry,
peach, ornamentals, others (Shurtleff
1980). Consult other references for additional hosts.
Geographic distribution: USA, India. Consult other references
for additional information.
Nomenclature discrepancies: None.
Seed transmission: Not transmitted by seed.
Primary citations: Johnson
et al. 1977, Vaishnav and Sethi 1978.
Department of Agriculture
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Original posting: June 5, 1999.