helenchoides subtenuis




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Aphelenchoides subtenuis

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Morphology and Anatomy:


Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:

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The following are listed as hosts in various literature sources:

Allium giganteum Regel.      Onion Narcissus poeticus L.      Poet's Narcissus
Allium neapolitanum Cyr.      Daffodil Garlic Narcissus pseudonarcissus L.     White Emperor Daffodil
Allium sp. L.      Onion Narcissus pseudonarcissus L.     Henry Irving Daffodil
Colchicum autumnale L.      Autumn Crocus Narcissus pseudonarcissus L.      Daffodil
Crocus sativus L.      Saffron Crocus Narcissus pseudonarcissus L.     Christmas Glory Daffodil
Crocus sp. L.      Crocus Narcissus sp. L.      Narcissus
Crocus vernus J. Hill.      Dutch Crocus Narcissus tazetta     papyraceus  Polyanthus Narcissus
Iris bucharica       Narcissus X incomparabilis      Sir Watkin
Iris graeberana Sealy.      Phlox sp.      Amain Macha
Iris orchidoides Carriere      Orchid Iris Scilla sp.      
Tulipa praestans Hoog.      Tulip
Tulipa sp. L.      Tulip


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Goodey, J. B., M. T. Franklin, and D. J. Hooper. 1965. T. Goodey's: The Nematode Parasites of Plants Catalogued Under Their Hosts. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, Farnham Royal, Bucks, England. Third Edition
Mor, M. and Y. Spiegel. 1993. Infection of Narcissus roots by Aphelenchoides subtenuis. Journal of Nematology 25:476-479.  


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