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Pearl Millet Diseases

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

Nematode speciesCountry

Aphelenchoides sp.India
Aphelenchus sp.India
Belonolaimus longicaudatus RauUSA
Criconemella sp.Senegal
Criconemoides sp.USA
Ditylenchus sp.India
Dolichorhynchus sp.Senegal
Helicotylenchus dihystera (Cobb) SherGambia, India, Senegal
Helicotylenchus indicus SiddiquiIndia
Helicotylenchus sp.India
Heterodera delvii Jairajpuri, Khan, Setty, & GovinduIndia
Heterodera gambiensis Merny & NetscherGambia
Heterodera sorghi Jain, Sethi, Swarup, & SrivastavaIndia
Hirschmanniella mucronata DasIndia
Hirschmanniella oryzae (van Breda de Haan) Luc & GoodeyIndia
Hoplolaimus indicus SherIndia
Hoplolaimus pararobustus (Sch. Stekh. & Teunissen) SherSenegal
Longidorus elongatus (de Man) Thorne & SwangerIndia
Longidorus sp.India, Senegal
Macroposthonia ornata (Raski) de Grisse & LoofIndia
Meloidogyne graminicola Golden & BirchfieldIndia
Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid & White) ChitwoodIndia, USA
Meloidogyne javanica (Treub) ChitwoodIndia, Malawi, USA, Zimbabwe
Meloidogyne sp.Gambia, India, Senegal
Orientylus varus Jairajpuri & SiddiqiIndia
Paratrichodorus christiei (Allen) SiddiqiUSA
Paratrichodorus minor (Colbran) SiddiqiSenegal
Paratylenchus sp.India, Senegal
Peltamigratus sp.Gambia, Senegal
Pratylenchus brachyurus (Godfrey) Filipjev & Sch. Stekh.USA
Pratylenchus mulchandi Nandakumar & KheraIndia
Pratylenchus sefaensis FortunerGambia, Senegal
Pratylenchus zeae GrahamIndia, USA
Pratylenchus sp.India, Gambia, Senegal, USA
Radopholus similis (Cobb) ThorneIndia
Rotylenchulus reniformis Lidford & OlivieraIndia
Scutellonema sp.India
Senegalonema sorghi Germani, Luc, & BaldwinSenegal
Telotylenchus sp.Gambia, Senegal
Trichodorus sp.Gambia
Trichotylenchus sp.Gambia, Senegal
Tylenchorhynchus brassicae SiddiqiIndia
Tylenchorhynchus gladiolatus Fortuner & AmougouGambia, Senegal
Tylenchorhynchus indicus SiddiqiIndia
Tylenchorhynchus mashoodi Siddiqi & BasirIndia
Tylenchorhynchus phaseoli Sethi & SwarupIndia
Tylenchorhynchus vulgaris UpadhyayIndia
Tylenchorhynchus zeae Sethi & SwarupIndia
Tylenchus sp.Gambia, India
Xiphinema americanum Cobb.USA
Xiphinema limpopoensis HeynsSouth 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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