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.
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Original posting: June 5, 1999.