Belonolaimus longicaudatus Rau
Symptoms: Reduced vigor is implied in the primary citation.
General symptoms on maize include root lesions, stubby roots,
coarse roots, severe stunting, and chlorosis (Shurtleff
Pathogen and disease characteristics: Ectoparasitic
nematode. Consultation of other references is advised.
Host range: Pearl millet, sorghum, sudangrass. Also
other cereals, grasses, cotton, potato, cabbage, legumes, strawberry,
celery, pines, others (Shurtleff 1980).
Consult other references for additional hosts.
Geographic distribution: USA. Consultation of other
references is advised.
Nomenclature discrepancies: None.
Seed transmission: Not transmitted by seed.
Primary citation: Johnson and
Department of Agriculture
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Original posting: June 5, 1999.