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Pearl Millet Diseases: Table 6

Pearl Millet Diseases

Table 6. Geographic distribution of plant parasitic nematodes associated with pearl millet*


Nematode species Country

Aphelenchoides sp. India
Aphelenchus sp. India
Belonolaimus longicaudatus Rau USA
Criconemella sp. Senegal
Criconemoides sp. USA
Ditylenchus sp. India
Dolichorhynchus sp. Senegal
Helicotylenchus dihystera (Cobb) Sher Gambia, India, Senegal
Helicotylenchus indicus Siddiqui India
Helicotylenchus sp. India
Heterodera delvii Jairajpuri, Khan, Setty, & Govindu India
Heterodera gambiensis Merny & Netscher Gambia
Heterodera sorghi Jain, Sethi, Swarup, & Srivastava India
Hirschmanniella mucronata Das India
Hirschmanniella oryzae (van Breda de Haan) Luc & Goodey India
Hoplolaimus indicus Sher India
Hoplolaimus pararobustus (Sch. Stekh. & Teunissen) Sher Senegal
Longidorus elongatus (de Man) Thorne & Swanger India
Longidorus sp. India, Senegal
Macroposthonia ornata (Raski) de Grisse & Loof India
Meloidogyne graminicola Golden & Birchfield India
Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid & White) Chitwood India, USA
Meloidogyne javanica (Treub) Chitwood India, Malawi, USA, Zimbabwe
Meloidogyne sp. Gambia, India, Senegal
Orientylus varus Jairajpuri & Siddiqi India
Paratrichodorus christiei (Allen) Siddiqi USA
Paratrichodorus minor (Colbran) Siddiqi Senegal
Paratylenchus sp. India, Senegal
Peltamigratus sp. Gambia, Senegal
Pratylenchus brachyurus (Godfrey) Filipjev & Sch. Stekh. USA
Pratylenchus mulchandi Nandakumar & Khera India
Pratylenchus sefaensis Fortuner Gambia, Senegal
Pratylenchus zeae Graham India, USA
Pratylenchus sp. India, Gambia, Senegal, USA
Radopholus similis (Cobb) Thorne India
Rotylenchulus reniformis Lidford & Oliviera India
Scutellonema sp. India
Senegalonema sorghi Germani, Luc, & Baldwin Senegal
Telotylenchus sp. Gambia, Senegal
Trichodorus sp. Gambia
Trichotylenchus sp. Gambia, Senegal
Tylenchorhynchus brassicae Siddiqi India
Tylenchorhynchus gladiolatus Fortuner & Amougou Gambia, Senegal
Tylenchorhynchus indicus Siddiqi India
Tylenchorhynchus mashoodi Siddiqi & Basir India
Tylenchorhynchus phaseoli Sethi & Swarup India
Tylenchorhynchus vulgaris Upadhyay India
Tylenchorhynchus zeae Sethi & Swarup India
Tylenchus sp. Gambia, India
Xiphinema americanum Cobb. USA
Xiphinema limpopoensis Heyns South Africa
Xiphinema sp. India, Gambia, Senegal

* This list is derived from Sharma (1985); used with permission of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India. Appropriate citations are given by Sharma. Title of the original work suggests that while these nematodes are associated with pearl millet, pathogenicity may not have been confirmed.


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Original posting: June 5, 1999.

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