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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

ZAFAR A. HANDOO

Microbiologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Plant-parasitic nematodes associated with olive trees in Al-Jouf region, north Saudi Arabia - (Proceedings)
Dawabah, A.A., Al-Yahya, F.A., Handoo, Z.A. 2014. Plant-parasitic nematodes associated with olive trees in Al-Jouf region, north Saudi Arabia [abstract]. Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society. p. 212.
First report of Xiphinema rivesi (Nematoda, Longidoridae) in Washington State - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akinbad, S.A., Mojtahedi, H., Guerra, L., Eastwell, K.C., Villamor, D.E., Handoo, Z.A., Skantar, A.M. 2013. First report of Xiphinema rivesi (Nematoda, Longidoridae) in Washington State. Plant Disease. 91(7):770. DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-09-13-0961-PDN.
A new nematode genus Rugoster (Leptolaimina: Chronogastridae), with descriptions of six new species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siddiqi, M.R., Handoo, Z.A., Siddiqi, S.F. 2013. A new nematode genus Rugoster (Leptolaimina: Chronogastridae), with descriptions of six new species. International Journal of Nematology. 23(1):10-27.
Pathogenicity and control of Heterodera schachtii and Meloidogyne spp. on some cruciferous plant cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibrahim, I.K., El-Saedy, M.A., Basyony, A.B., Handoo, Z.A., Chitwood, D.J. 2013. Pathogenicity and control of Heterodera schachtii and Meloidogyne spp. on some cruciferous plant cultivars. International Journal of Nematology. 23(1):73-81.
The history of the USDA Nematode Collection and its database: valuable resources for taxonomic research and identification - (Proceedings)
Handoo, Z.A., Mowery, J.D., Chitwood, D.J. 2013. The history of the USDA Nematode Collection and its database: valuable resources for taxonomic research and identification. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Nematology Symposium of the Russian Society of Nematologists, July 1-5, 2013, Bolshie Vyazemy, Russia. p. 110-113.
Occurrence of Meloidogyne fallax in North America, and molecular characterization of M. fallax and M. minor from U.S. golf course greens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nischwitz, C., Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A., Hult, M.N., Schmitt, M.E., McClure, M.A. 2013. Occurrence of Meloidogyne fallax in North America, and molecular characterization of M. fallax and M. minor from U.S. golf course greens. Plant Disease. 97(11):1424-1430.
Observations on the foliar nematode, Aphelenchoides besseyi, infecting tuberose and rice in India - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khan, M.R., Handoo, Z.A., Rao, U., Rao, S.B., Prasad, J.S. 2012. Observations on the foliar nematode, Aphelenchoides besseyi, infecting tuberose and rice in India. Journal of Nematology. 44(4):391-398.
Host suitability of some Poaceous crop cultivars for Heterodera goldeni - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibrahim, I.K.A., Awd-Allah, S.F.A., Handoo, Z.A. 2012. Host suitability of some Poaceous crop cultivars for Heterodera goldeni. Nematropica. 42(2):324-327.
Root-knot nematodes - (Book / Chapter)
Hunt, D.J., Handoo, Z.A. 2012. Root-knot nematodes. In: Manzanilla-Lopez, R.H., Marban-Mendoza, N., editors. Practical Plant Nematology. Mexico City, Mexico: Mundi Prensa. p. 359-410.
The plant-parasitic nematode collections of RRIP: The realization of an ISTC project - (Proceedings)
Pridannikov, M.V., Chitwood, D.J., Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M., Shumilina, D.V., Petelina, G.G. 2012. The plant-parasitic nematode collections of RRIP: The realization of an ISTC project. In: Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference on Immunogenetic Control of Plant Diseases in Agriculture: The Theory and Practice, July 17-21, 2012, Bolshie Vyazemy, Russia. p. 192-200.
The stunt nematode Sauertylenchus maximus in pastures of Bingol Province, Turkey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yildiz, S., Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M., Chitwood, D.J. 2012. The stunt nematode Sauertylenchus maximus in pastures of Bingol Province, Turkey. Igdir University Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology. 2(2):17-19.
A survey of plant-parasitic nematodes associated with forage crops in Bingol, Turkey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yildiz, S., Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M., Chitwood, D.J. 2012. A survey of plant-parasitic nematodes associated with forage crops in Bingol, Turkey. Nematologia Mediterranea. 40(1):73-77.
Description of Globodera ellingtonae n. sp. (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) from Oregon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M., Chitwood, D.J. 2012. Description of Globodera ellingtonae n. sp. (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) from Oregon. Journal of Nematology. 44(1):40-57.
Molecular and morphological characterization of the corn cyst nematode, Heterodera zeae, from Greece - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A., Zanakis, G.N., Tzortzakakis, E.A. 2012. Molecular and morphological characterization of the corn cyst nematode, Heterodera zeae, from Greece. Journal of Nematology. 44(1):58-66.
Histopathology of Brassica oleracea var. capitata subvar. alba infected with Heterodera cruciferae Franklin, 1945 (Tylenchida: Heteroderidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mennan, S., Handoo, Z.A. 2012. Histopathology of Brassica oleracea var. capitata subvar. alba infected with Heterodera cruciferae Franklin, 1945 (Tylenchida: Heteroderidae). Turkish Journal of Entomology. 36(3):301-309.
Influence of Tylenchorhynchus ewingi on growth of loblolly pine seedlings, and host suitability of legumes and small grains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fraedrich, S.W., Cram, M.M., Handoo, Z.A., Zarnoch, S.J. 2012. Influence of Tylenchorhynchus ewingi on growth of loblolly pine seedlings, and host suitability of legumes and small grains. Nematology. 14(4):417-425.
Molecular and morphological characterization of Globodera populations from Oregon and Idaho - (Abstract Only)
Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Chitwood, D.J. 2011. Molecular and morphological characterization of Globodera populations from Oregon and Idaho. Journal of Nematology. 43(3-4):282.
Supplemental description of Paraphelenchus acontioides Taylor and Pillai, (Tylenchida: Paraphelenchidae), with ribosomal DNA trees and a morphometric compendium of female Paraphelenchus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A., Baynes, M.A. 2011. Supplemental description of Paraphelenchus acontioides Taylor and Pillai, 1967 (Tylenchida: Paraphelenchidae), with ribosomal DNA trees and a morphometric compendium of female Paraphelenchus. Nematology. 13(8):887-899.
Morphological and molecular characterization of Globodera populations from Oregon and Idaho - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Zasada, I. A., Ingham, R.E., Chitwood, D.J. 2011. Morphological and molecular characterization of Globodera populations from Oregon and Idaho. Phytopathology. 101:(4)480-491.
Pelodera termitis sp. n. and two other rhabditid nematode species associated with the Turkestan termite Anacanthotermes turkestanicus from Uzbekistan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carta, L.K., Handoo, Z.A., Lebedeva, N.I., Raina, A.K., Zhuginisov, T.I., Khamraev, A.S. 2010. Pelodera termitis sp. n. and two other rhabditid nematode species associated with the Turkestan termite Anacanthotermes turkestanicus from Uzbekistan. International Journal of Nematology. 20:(2)125-134.
Current status of phytoparasitic nematodes and their host plants in Egypt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibrahim I.K.A., Mokbel A.A., Handoo, Z.A. 2010. Current status of phytoparasitic nematodes and their host plants in Egypt. Nematropica. 40(2):239-262.
Vittatidera zeaphila (Nematoda: Heteroderidae), a new genus and species of cyst nematode parasitic on corn (Zea mays) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bernard, E.C., Handoo, Z.A., Powers, T.O., Donald, P.A., Heinz, R.D., 2010. Vittatidera zeaphila (Nematoda: Heteroderidae), a new genus and species of cyst nematode parasitic on corn (Zea mays). Journal of Nematology. 42:139-150.
Occurrence and distribution of nematodes in Idaho crops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hafez, S., Sundararaj, A.P., Handoo, Z.A., Siddiqi, M.R. 2010. Occurrence and distribution of nematodes in Idaho crops. International Journal of Nematology. 20(1):91-98.
Molecular diagnostics of potato cyst nematodes (PCN) from the national survey - (Abstract Only)
Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Chitwood, D.J. 2010. Molecular diagnostics of potato cyst nematodes (PCN) from the national survey [abstract]. Journal of Nematology. 42(3):268.
Morphological and molecular description of Heterodera zeae from a corn field in Greece - (Abstract Only)
Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A., Zanakis, G.N., Tzortzakakis, E.A. 2010. Morphological and molecular description of Heterodera zeae from a corn field in Greece. Journal of Nematology. 42(3):268.
Molecular rDNA phylogeny of Telotylenchidae Siddiqi, 1960 and evaluation of tail termini - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A. 2011. Molecular rDNA phylogeny of Telotylenchidae Siddiqi, 1960 and evaluation of tail termini. Journal of Nematology. 42(4):359-369.
First report of the sting nematode Belonolaimus longicaudatus on Soybean in Delaware Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Skantar, A.M., Mulrooney, R. 2010. First report of the sting nematode Belonolaimus longicaudatus on soybean in Delaware. Plant Disease. 94(1):133.
Distribution and infestation rate of cyst nematodes (Tylenchida: Heteroderidae) in cabbage growing areas in Samsun - (Review Article)
Mennan, S., Handoo, Z.A., Ecevit, O. 2009. Distribution and infestation rate of cyst nematodes (Tylenchida: Heteroderidae) in cabbage growing areas in Samsun. Turkish Journal of Entomology. 33(4):289-303.
Occurrence and distribution of cyst nematodes infecting cereals in Sicily, Italy - (Proceedings)
Lombardo, S., Handoo, Z.A., Rapisarda, C., Colombo, A. 2009. Occurrence and distribution of cyst nematodes infecting cereals in Sicily, Italy. Proceedings of the First International Cereal Cyst Nematode Initiative Workshop. p.61-65.
Molecular and morphological description of Meloidogyne arenaria from traveler’s tree (Ravenala madagascariensis) - (Abstract Only) - (13-Jul-09)
On the description of two new species of Paurodontella (Nematoda: Paurodontinae) with a key and diagnostic compendium to the species of the genus - (Abstract Only) - (12-Jun-09)
Two new species of Paurodontella Husain and Khan, 1968 (Nematoda: Sphaerulariidae) associated with wheat and a diagnostic compendium to the genus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Iqbal E.Y., Kazi, N., Shahina, F. 2010. Two new species of Paurodontella Husain and Khan, 1968 (Nematoda: Sphaerulariidae) associated with wheat and a diagnostic compendium to the genus. Nematology. 12(2):181-192.
Evaluation of some Vulval Appendages in Nematode Taxonomy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carta, L.K., Handoo, Z.A., Hoberg, E.P., Erbe, E.F., Wergin, W.P. 2009. Evaluation of some vulval appendages in nematode taxonomy. Comparative Parasitology. 76(2):191-209.
Hirschmanniella kwazuna sp. n. from South Africa with notes on a new record of H. spinicaudata and on the molecular phylogeny of Hirschmanniella Luc & Goodey, 1964 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Den Berg, E., Subbotin, S.A., Handoo, Z.A., Tiedt, L.R. 2009. Hirschmanniella kwazuna sp. n. from South Africa with notes on a new record of H. spinicaudata, Schuurmans Stekhoven,1944, Luc & Goodey, 1964 (Nematoda: Pratylenchidae) and on the molecular phylogeny of Hirschmanniella Luc & Goodey, 1964. Nematology. 11(4):523-540.
Morphological and molecular characterization of Pratylenchus lentis n. sp. (Nematoda: Pratylenchidae) from Sicily Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Troccoli, A., De Luca, F., Handoo, Z.A., Di Vito, M. 2008. Morphological and molecular characterization of Pratylenchus lentis n. sp. (Nematoda: Pratylenchidae) from Sicily. Journal of Nematology. 40:190-196.
Taxonomy, Identification and Principal Species - (Book / Chapter)
Hunt, D.J., Handoo, Z.A. 2009. Taxonomy, identification and principal species. In: Perry, R.N., Moens, M. and Starr, J., editors. Root-knot Nematodes. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK: CABI. p.55-97.
Description of Tylenchorhynchus qasimii sp. n with a new report of T. kegasawai Minagawa, 1995 from Pakistan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramzan, M., Handoo, Z.A., Fayyaz, S. 2008. Description of Tylenchorhynchus qasimii sp. n with a new report of T. kegasawai Minagawa, 1995 from Pakistan. Journal of Nematology. 40(1):20-25.
Efficacy of four plant extracts on nematodes associated with papaya in Sindh, Pakistan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khan, A., Sayed, M., Shaukat, S., Handoo, Z.A. 2008. Efficacy of four plant extracts on nematodes associated with papaya in Sindh, Pakistan. Nematologia Mediterranea. 36:93-98.
First record of the cyst nematode Heterodera filipjevi on wheat in Oregon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smiley, R.W., Yan, G.P., Handoo, Z.A. 2008. First record of the cyst nematode Heterodera filipjevi on wheat in Oregon. Plant Disease. 92(7):1136.
Some taxonomic and phylogenetic trends for free-living and plant-parasitic nematodes - (Abstract Only)
Carta, L.K., Handoo, Z.A., Skantar, A.M. 2008. Some taxonomic and phylogenetic trends for free-living and plant-parasitic nematodes [abstract]. The Fauna and Collections Collections of Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Russia.
The History of the USDA Nematology Laboratory and the USDA Nematode Collection - (Abstract Only)
Chitwood, D.J., Handoo, Z.A. 2008. The history of the USDA Nematology Laboratory and the USDA Nematode Collection [abstract]. Abstracts, Plant Parasitic Nematodes: Biodiversity, Study, Collections. p. 7.
Molecular analysis of plant-parasitic nematodes - (Abstract Only)
Skantar, A.M., Carta, L.K., Handoo, Z.A., Chitwood, D.J. 2008. Molecular analysis of plant-parasitic nematodes [abstract]. Abstracts, Plant Parasitic Nematodes: Biodiversity, Study, Collections. p. 19-20.
Molecular phylogenetic perspectives for character classification and convergence: Framing some issues with nematode vulval appendages and telotylenchid tail termini - (Abstract Only)
Carta, L.K., Handoo, Z.A., Skantar, A.M. 2008. Molecular phylogenetic perspectives for character classification and convergence: Framing some issues with nematode vulval appendages and telotylenchid tail termini [abstract]. Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress of Nematology, July 13-18, 2008, Brisbane, Australia. p. 17.
Incidence and influence of plant-parasitic nematodes in southern Illinois peach orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walters, S.A., Bond, J., Russell, J., Taylor, B., Handoo, Z.A. 2008. Incidence and influence of plant-parasitic nematodes in southern Illinois peach orchards. Nematropica. 38(1):63-74.
Molecular and morphological characterization of an unusual Meloidogyne arenaria population from traveler’s tree (Ravenala madagascariensis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skantar, A.M., Carta, L.K., Handoo, Z.A. 2008. Molecular and morphological characterization of an unusual Meloidogyne arenaria population from traveler’s tree Ravenala madagascariensis. Journal of Nematology. 40(3):179-189.
Progress and challenges in the molecular identification of plant-parasitic nematodes at the USDA ARS Nematology Laboratory - (Abstract Only)
Skantar, A.M., Carta, L.K., Handoo, Z.A., Nakhla, M.K., Levy, L., Chitwood, D.J. 2008. Progress and challenges in the molecular identification of plant-parasitic nematodes at the USDA ARS Nematology Laboratory [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 5th International Congress of Nematology. p. 97.
First record of Mesocriconema xenoplax (Nematoda: Criconematidae) in Greece and first record of Viburnum sp. as a possible host for this ring nematode - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karanastasi, E., Handoo, Z.A., Tzotzakakis, E. 2008. First record of Mesocriconema xenoplax (Nematoda: Criconematidae) in Greece and first record of Viburnum sp. as a possible host for this ring nematode. Helminthologia. 45:103-105.
First report of Mesocriconema xenoplax (Nematoda: Criconematidae)in Greece and first record of Viburnum sp. as a possible host for this ring nematode - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karanastasi, E., Handoo, Z.A., Tzotzakakis, E. 2008. First report of Mesocriconema xenoplax (Nematoda: Criconematidae)in Greece and first record of Viburnum sp. as a possible host for this ring nematode. Helminthologia. 45(2):103-105.
Morphological and morphometric variations in Aphelenchoides besseyi infecting tuberose and rice - (Abstract Only)
Khan, M., Handoo, Z.A. 2007. Morphological and morphometric variations in Aphelenchoides besseyi infecting tuberose and rice [Abstract]. In: National Symposium on Nematology in 21st Century: Emerging Paradigms, Nov. 22-23, 2007, Nematological Society of India, Jorhat, Assam. p.76.
Taxonomy, morphology and phylogenetics of coffee-associated root-lesion nematodes, Pratylenchus spp - (Book / Chapter)
Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M. 2008. Taxonomy, morphology and phylogenetics of coffee-associated root-lesion nematodes, Pratylenchus spp. In: Souza, R.M., editor. Plant-parasitic nematodes of coffee. Springer Science + Business Media B.V. p. 29-50.
A Survey of Cyst Nematodes (Heterodera SPP.) in Northern Egypt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibrahim, I.K., Handoo, Z.A. 2007. A survey of cyst nematodes (Heterodera spp.) in Northern Egypt. Pakistan Journal of Nematology. 25:335-337.
Morphological and Molecular Identification of Globodera pallida associated with potatoes in Idaho - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Chitwood, D.J. 2007. Morphological and molecular identification of Globodera pallida associated with potatoes in Idaho. Journal of Nematology. 39(2):133-144.
Morphological and Molecular Studies on Heterodera Sacchari, H. Goldeni, and H. Leuceilyma (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tanha, M., Sturhan, D., Handoo, Z.A., Mor, M., Moens, M., Subbotin, S. 2007. Morphological and molecular studies on heterodera sacchari, h. goldeni, and h. leuceilyma (nematoda: heteroderidae). Nematology. 9(4):483-497.
Characterization of a New Species of Cyst Nematode Parasitizing Corn - (Abstract Only)
Bernard, E., Donald, P.A., Handoo, Z.A., Heinz, R., Powers, T. 2007. Characterization of a New Species of Cyst Nematode Parasitizing Corn. Journal of Nematology. Vol 39:74.
Molecular Characterization of Globodera pallida associated with potato in Idaho - (Abstract Only)
Skantar, A.M., Carta, L.K., Handoo, Z.A., Chitwood, D.J. 2007. Molecular Characterization of Globodera pallida associated with potato in Idaho [abstract]. Joint Meeting of The American Phytopathological Society and Society of Nematologists. p. 30.
Influence of Cover Crops in Rotation on Populations of Soil Nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Q.R., Li, Y., Handoo, Z.A., Klassen, W. 2007. Influence of cover crops in rotation on populations of soil nematodes. Nematropica. 37(1):79-92.
A Key and Compendium to the Species of the Genus Merlinius Siddiqi, 1970, with Description of One New Species Parasitizing Date Palm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Khan, A., Islam, S. 2007. A key and compendium to the species of the genus merlinius siddiqi, 1970, with description of one new species parasitizing date palm. Nematology. 9(2):251-260.
Control of Meloidogyne Marylandi on Bermuda Grass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Starr, J., Ong, K., Huddleston, M., Handoo, Z.A. 2007. Control of meloidogyne marylandi on bermuda grass. Nematropica. 37(1):43-49.
First Report of the Pale Cyst Nematode (Globodera Pallida) in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Skantar, A.M., Carta, L.K., Chitwood, D.J., Saad, H., Palanisamy, S. 2007. First report of the pale cyst nematode (globodera pallida) in the united states. Plant Disease. 91(3):325.
Characterization of the Cystoid Nematode Meloidoderita Kirjanovae (Nemata: Sphaeronematidae) from Southern Italy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vovlas, N., Landa, B., Liebanas, G., Handoo, Z.A., Subbotin, S., Castillo, P. 2006. Characterization of the cystoid nematode meloidoderita kirjanovae (nemata: sphaeronematidae) from southern italy. Journal of Nematology. 38(3):376-382.
Influence of Cover Crops in Rotation on Improving Okra (Abelmoschus Esculentus L.) Yield and Suppressing Parasitic Nematodes - (Proceedings)
Wang, Q.R., Klassen, W., Li, Y., Handoo, Z.A., Olczyk, T., Codallo, M. 2005. Influence of cover crops in rotation on improving okra (abelmoschus esculentus l.) yield and suppressing parasitic nematodes. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 118:177-183.
Survey of Stylet Bearing Nematodes Associated with Date Palm in Khuzdar District, Balochistan, Pakistan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khan, A., Shamsul, I., Shaukat, S., Handoo, Z.A. 2006. Survey of stylet bearing nematodes associated with date palm in khuzdar district, balochistan, pakistan. International Journal of Biology and Biotechnology. 3(3):567-570.
Distribuion and infestation rates of cyst nematodes(Heterodera spp.) in cabbage-growing areas in Samsun - (Abstract Only)
Mennan, S., Handoo, Z.A., Ecevit, O. 2006. Distribution and infestation rates of cyst nematodes(Heterodera spp.)in cabbage-growing areas in Samsun [Abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 50th ESN International Symposium, June 5-9, 2006, Bulgaria. p. 130-131.
Plant Parasitic Nematodes Associated with Cabbages (Brassica SPP.) in the Samsun (Middle Black Sea Region) of Turkey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mennan, S., Handoo, Z.A. 2006. Plant parasitic nematodes associated with cabbages (brassica spp.) in the samsun (middle black sea region) of turkey. Nematropica. Nematropica 36(1):99-104.
Influence of Cover Crops and Soil Amendments on Okra (Abelmoschus Esculentus L.) Production and Soil Nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Q.R., Li, Y., Klassen, W., Handoo, Z.A. 2006. Influence of cover crops and soil amendments on okra (abelmoschus esculentus l.) production and soil nematodes. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 21(3):1-13.
Guidelines for the Isolation and Identification of Regulated Nematodes for Potato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carta, L.K., Handoo, Z.A., Powers, T.O., Miller, S.A., Perez-Zubiri, R., Ramirez-Suarez, A. 2005. Guidelines for the isolation and identification of regulated nematodes for potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) in North America. Revista Mexicana de Fitopatologia. 23(2):211-222.
Pratylenchus Jordanensis, a Junior Synonym of P. Zeae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Inserra, R., Duncan, L., Dunn, R., Handoo, Z.A., Troccoli, A., Rowe, J. 2005. Pratylenchus jordanensis, a junior synonym of p. zeae. Nematropica. 35(2):161-170.
On the Synonymy of Pratylenchus Jordanensis Hashim, 1983, with Pratylenchus Zeae Graham, 1951 (Nematoda: Pratylenchidae) - (Abstract Only)
Inserra, R., Duncan, L., Dunn, R., Handoo, Z.A., Troccoli, A., Rowe, J. 2005. On the synonymy of pratylenchus jordanensis hashim, 1983, with pratylenchus zeae graham, 1951 (nematoda: pratylenchidae). Nematropica. 35(2):78-79.
Plant-Parasitic Nematodes Associated with Date Palm Trees (Phoenix Dactylifera L.) in the Sultanate of Oman - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mani, A., Handoo, Z.A., Livingston, S. 2005. Plant-parasitic nematodes associated with date palm trees (phoenix dactylifera l.) in the sultanate of oman. Nematropica. 35(2):135-144.
A new species of Caenorhabditis (Nematoda: Rhabditida)found associated with termites(Anacanthotermes turkestanicus)in Uzbekistan - (Abstract Only)
Handoo, Z.A., Lebedeva, N.A., Carta, L.K., Khamraev, A.S., Zhuginisov, T.I., Raina, A.K. 2005. A new species of Caenorhabditis (Nematoda: Rhabditida) found associated with termites (Anacanthotermes turkestanicus) in Uzbekistan [Abstract]. In: International Workshop on "Termites of Central Asia: Biology, Ecology and Control", October 16-22, 2005, Tashkent, Uzbekistan. p. 38
A Biologically-Based System for Winter Production of Fresh-Market Tomatoes in South Florida - (Proceedings)
Abdul Baki, A.A., Klassen, W., Bryan, H.H., Codallo, M., Hima, B.L., Wang, Q.R., Li, Y., Lu, Y.C., Handoo, Z.A. 2005. A biologically-based system for winter production of fresh-market tomatoes in south florida. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 118:153-159.
The Value of the USDA Nematode Collection and Its Database for Taxonomic and Systematic Research - (Abstract Only)
Handoo, Z.A., Ellington, D.M. 2005. The value of the usda nematode collection and its database for taxonomic and systematic research [abstract]. Russian Journal of Nematology. 13(2):147.
A Key and Diagnostic Compendium to the Species of the Genus Merlinius Siddiqi, 1970 (Nematoda: Telotylenchidae), with Description of One New Species of Merlinius - (Abstract Only)
Handoo, Z.A., Khan, A. 2005. A key and diagnostic compendium to the species of the genus merlinius siddiqi, 1970 (nematoda: telotylenchidae), with description of one new species of merlinius. Russian Journal of Nematology. 13(2):148.
Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Heterodera Sacchari Luc & Merny, 1963, and H. Goldeni Handoo & Ibrahim, 2002 (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) - (Abstract Only)
Maafi, Z.T., Sturhan, D., Handoo, Z.A., Mor, M., Moens, M., Subbotin, S.A. 2005. Morphological and molecular characterization of heterodera sacchari luc & merny, 1963, and h. goldeni handoo & ibrahim, 2002 (nematoda: heteroderidae). Russian Journal of Nematology. 13(2):152-153.
Morphological and Molecular Characterization of a New Root-Knot Nematode, Meloidogyne Thailandica N.SP. (Nematoda: Meloidogynidae), Parasitizing Ginger (Zingiber SPP.) in Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Skantar, A.M., Carta, L.K., Erbe, E.F. 2005. Morphological and molecular characterization of a new root-knot nematode, meloidogyne thailandica n.sp. (nematoda: meloidogynidae), parasitizing ginger (zingiber spp.). Journal of Nematology. 37(3):343-353.
Plant-Parasitic Nematodes Associated with Horseradish in Illinois - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walters, S.A., Bond, J.P., Babadoost, M., Edwards, D.I., Handoo, Z.A. 2004. Plant-parasitic nematodes associated with horseradish in illinois. Nematropica 34:191-197.
Morphological Characterization of a New Root-Knot Nematode (Meloidogyne SP.) on Ginger from Thailand - (Abstract Only)
Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M. 2004. Morphological characterization of a new root-knot nematode (meloidogyne sp.) on ginger from thailand. Nematology: 36: 322.
A List of Exotic Nematode Plant Pests of Agricultural and Environmental Significance to the United States - (Abstract Only)
Millar, L., Lehman, P., Inserra, R., Powers, T., Brito, J., Dong, K., Handoo, Z.A. 2004. A list of exotic nematode plant pests of agricultural and environmental significance to the united states. J. Nematology 36: 334.
Morphological and Molecular Evaluation of a Meloidogyne Hapla Population Damaging Coffee (Coffea Arabica) in Maui, Hawaii - (Abstract Only)
Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Schmitt, D.P. 2004. Morphological and molecular evaluation of a meloidogyne hapla population damaging coffee (coffea arabica) in maui, hawaii. J. Nematol. 36: 346.
The USDA Nematode Collection - (Abstract Only)
Handoo, Z.A., Ellington, D.M. 2004. The usda nematode collection. Proc. Natural Science Collections Alliance Meeting. Washington, DC. May 26-27.
A New Root-Knot Nematode (Meloidogyne SP.) Parasitizing Peach (Prunus Persica) in Florida, United States, with Observations on Its Morphological, Molecular and Differential-Host Characterization - (Abstract Only)
Handoo, Z.A., Nyczepir, A.P., Esmenjaud, D., Van Der Beek, J.G., Castagnone-Sereno, P., Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M. 2004. A new root-knot nematode (meloidogyne sp.) parasitizing peach (prunus persica) in florida, united states, with observations on its morphological, molecular and differential-host characterization. Proceedings of the 27th ESN International Symposium, Rome, Italy: #224:108-109.
Morphological and Molecular Evaluation of a Meloidogyne Hapla Population Damaging Coffee (Coffea Arabica L.) in Maui, Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Skantar, A.M., Carta, L.K., Schmitt, D.P. 2005. Morphological and molecular evaluation of a meloidogyne hapla population damaging coffee (coffea arabica l.) in maui, hawaii. Journal of Nematology. 37(2):136-145.
Effect of Entomopathogenic Nematodes on Mesocriconema Xenoplax Populations in Peach and Pecan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nyczepir, A.P., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E., Handoo, Z.A. 2004. Effect of entomopathogenic nematodes on mesocriconema xenoplax populations in peach and pecan. Journal of Nematology. 36:181-185.
Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Longidorus Americanum N.SP. (Nematoda: Longidoridae), a Needle Nematode Parasitizing Pine in Georgia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M., Ye, W., Robbins, R.T., Subbotin, S., Fraedrich, S.W., Cram, M.M. 2005. Morphological and molecular characterization of longidorus americanum n.sp. (nematoda: longidoridae), a needle nematode parasitizing pine in georgia. Journal of Nematology. 37(1): 94-104.
Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Meloidogyne Floridae N. Sp. (Nematoda: Meloidogynidae), a Root-Knot Nematode Parasitizing Peach in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Nyczepir, A.P., Esmenjaud, A.P., Van Der Beek, J.G., Castagnone-Sereno, P., Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M., Higgins, J.A. 2004. Morphological and molecular characterization of meloidogyne floridae n. sp. (nematoda: meloidogynidae), a root-knot nematode parasitizing peach in florida. Journal of Nematology. 36(1):20-35.
Suitability of Southern Pines, Other Selected Crops and Nutsedge to An Undescribed Longidorus Sp. Associated with Stunting of Loblolly Pine (Pinus Taeda L.) Seedlings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fraedrich, S. W., Cram, M. M., Handoo, Z. A. 2003. Suitability of southern pines, other selected crops and nutsedge to an undescribed Longidorous sp. associated with stunting of loblolly pine seedlings. Plant Disease 87: 1129-1132.
First Record of Rice-Root Nematode (Meloidogyne Graminicola) in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Handoo, Z.A., Klassen, W., Abdul Baki, A.A., Bryan, H.H., Wang, Q. 2003. First record of rice-root nematode (meloidogyne graminicola) in florida [abstract]. J. Nematol. 35: 342.
An Undescribed New Species of Needle Nematode (Longidorus SP.) Found on Loblolly Pine Seedlings at a South Georgia Nursery - (Abstract Only)
Handoo, Z.A., Fraedrich, S.W., Cram, M.M. 2003. An undescribed new species of needle nematode (longidorus sp.) found on loblolly pine seedlings at a south georgia nursery. Journal of Nematology. 35(3):342.
Spatiotemporal Distributions of Soil Resources and Organisms in a No-Till Corn Field - (Abstract Only)
Cavigelli, M.A., Lengnick, L.L., Millner, P.D., Fravel, D.R., Handoo, Z.A., Buyer, J.S., Wright, S.E., Mccarty, G.W., Sikora, L.J. 2002. Spatiotemporal distributions of soil resources and organisms in a no-till corn field [Abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts. s03-cavigelli153255-poster.
Host Range and Distribution of a Longidorus Sp. Associated with Stunted Loblolly Pine Seedlings - (Abstract Only)
Fraedrich, S.W., Cram, M.M., Handoo, Z.A. 2002. Host range and distribution of a longidorus sp. associated with stunted loblolly pine seedlings. Phytopathology (supplement) 92: 526.
Influence of Summer Cover Crops on Soil Nematodes in a Tomato Field - (Proceedings)
Wang, Q., Klassen, W., Handoo, Z.A., Abdul Baki, A.A., Bryan, H.H., Li, Y. 2002. Influence of summer cover crops on soil nematodes in a tomato field. Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida Proceedings 62:86-91.
Description and Sem Observations of a New Species of Cyst Nematode Heterodera Goldeni (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) Attacking Panicum Coloratum Inegypt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Ibrahim, I.K. 2002. Description and sem observations of a new species of cyst nematode heterodera goldeni (nematoda: heteroderidae) attacking panicum coloratum inegypt. Journal of Nematology 34:312-318.
A New Record of Meloidogyne Fallax in Australia - (Abstract Only) - (25-Sep-01)
Molecular, Morphological and Thermal Characters of Pratylenchus Species (Nematoda: Tylenchida) and Relatives Using the D3 Segment of the Nuclear Ls28srrna Gene. - (Abstract Only)
Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A. 2001. Molecular, morphological and thermal characters of pratylenchus species (nematoda: tylenchida) and relatives using the d3 segment of the nuclear ls28srrna gene.. Phytopathology Supplement; APSnet (Plant Pathology Online) 91: 5131.
A Redescription of Pratylenchus Teres Khan and Singh, 1974 (Nemata: Pratylenchidae) and a Phylogenetic Analysis of Related Species. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carta, L.K., Handoo, Z.A., Skantar, A.M., Van Biljon, J., Botha-Greeff, M. 2002. A redescription of pratylenchus teres khan and singh, 1974 (nemata: pratylenchidae) and a phylogenetic analysis of related species.. African Plant Protection 8: 13-24.
Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Pratylenchus Arlingtoni N. SP., P. Convallariae and P. Fallax (Nemata: Pratylenchidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M. 2002. Morphological and molecular characterization of pratylenchus arlingtoni n. sp., p. convallariae and p. fallax (nemata: pratylenchidae). Nematology 3:607-618.
First Report of Meloidogyne Partityla on Pecan in New Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, S.H., Fuchs, J.M., Handoo, Z.A. 2001. First report of meloidogyne partityla on pecan in new mexico. Plant Disease 85: 1030.
First Record of Meloidogyne Fallax in Australia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nobbs, J.M., Liu, Q., Hartley, D., Handoo, Z.A., Williamson, V., Santo, G., Curran, J., Walker, G., Taylor, S. 2001. First record of meloidogyne fallax in australia. Australasian Plant Pathlogy Society 30: 373.
First Report of Columbia Root-Knot Nematode (Meloidogyne Chitwoodi) in Potato in New Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, S.H., Sanderson, S.A., Handoo, Z.A. 2001. First report of columbia root-knot nematode (meloidogyne chitwoodi) in potato in new mexico. Plant Disease 85: 924.
Molecular, Morphological and Thermal Characters of Pratylenchus Spp. and Relatives Using the D3 Segment of the Nuclear Ls 28srrna Gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A. 2002. Molecular, morphological and thermal characters of pratylenchus spp. and relatives using the d3 segment of the nuclear ls 28srrna gene. Nematropica 31: 193-207.
A Key and Compendium to Species of the Heterodera Avenae Group (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A. 2002. A key and compendium to the species of the heterodera avenae group (nematoda: heteroderidae). Journal of Nematology. 34(3):250-262.
Occurrence of a New Species of Plant-Parasitic Cyst Nematode (Heterodera SP.) on Panicum Coloratum - (Abstract Only)
Handoo, Z.A., Ibrahim, I.K. 2000. Occurrence of a new species of plant-parasitic cyst nematode (heterodera sp.) on panicum coloratum. Journal of Nematology 32:434.
Distribution of Paratrichodorus Allius and Tobacco Rattle Virus in Pacific Northwest Potato Fields - (Abstract Only) - (24-Jun-00)
Molecular and Morphological Characterization of Three New Pratylenchus Species - (Abstract Only)
Carta, L.K., Skantar, A.M., Handoo, Z.A. 2000. Molecular and morphological characterization of three new pratylenchus species. Journal of Nematology 32: 423.
Phytoparasitic Nematodes on Cultivated and Non-Cultivated Plants in Northwestern Egypt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibrahim, I.K., Handoo, Z.A., El-Sherbiny, A.A. 2000. Phytoparasitic nematodes on cultivated and non-cultivated plants in northwestern egypt. Journal of Nematology (Annals of Applied Nematology) 32:478-485.
Distribution of Paratrichodorus Allius and Tobacco Rattle Virus in Pacific Northwest Potato Fields - (Abstract Only)
MOJTAHEDI, H., SANTO, G.S., HANDOO, Z.A., CROSSLIN, J., BROWN, C.R., THOMAS, P.E. DISTRIBUTION OF PARATRICHODORUS ALLIUS AND TOBACCO RATTLE VIRUS IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST POTATO FIELDS. JOURNAL OF NEMATOLOGY. 32:447. 2000.
A New Species of Cyst Nematode (Heterodera SP.) on Panicum Coloratum in Egypt, with Observations on Closely Related Species Described on Various Grasses and Rice in Florida and Louisiana in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handoo, Z.A., Ibrahim, I.K. 2000. A new species of cyst nematode (heterodera sp.) on panicum coloratum in egypt, with observations on closely related species described on various grasses and rice in florida and louisiana in the united states. Nematology 2:758-759.
Evaluation of Some Vulval Appendages in Nematode Taxonomy - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Jan-00)
A Key and Diagnostic Compendium to the Species of the Genus Tylenchorhynchus Cobb, 1913 (Stunt Nematodes) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Sep-99)
Population Dynamics of Meloidogyne Incognita, M. Arenaria, and Other Nematodes and Crop Yields in Rotations of Cotton, Peanut, and Wheat under Minimum Tillage. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Sep-99)
Effect of Soybean Root Leachates on Heterodera Glycines Egg Hatch - (Proceedings) - (19-Jul-98)
Plant-Parasitic Nematodes Recorded in Dhofar Governorate of Oman - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Jun-98)
Crop Yields and Nematode Population Densities in Triticale-Cotton and Triticale-Soybean Rotations. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-May-98)
Occurrence, Population Density, and Distribution of Pratylenchus Species Inthe Sultanate of Oman - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Mar-98)
Type Specimens on Deposit in the United States Department of Agriculture Nematode Collection, Beltsville, Maryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Nov-97)
Type Specimens on Deposit in the United States Department of Agriculture Nematode Collection. - (Abstract Only) - (19-Jul-97)
Coastal Bermudagrass Rotation, Fallow, and a Nematicide for Management of Nematodes and Soilborne Fungi on Vegetable Crops. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Jul-97)
Nematodes: USDA Nematode Collection - (Book / Chapter) - (01-May-97)
Role of Nematodes, Nematicides, and Crop Rotation on the Productivity and Quality of Potato, Sweet Potato, Peanut, and Grain Sorghum. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Jul-96)
Pea Cyst Nematode Detected in Western Washington - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Mar-94)
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