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 1980).
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 Burton 1973.
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