Aphelenchoides xui




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Aphelenchoides xui Wang, Wang, Gu, Wang & Li, 2013

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Morphology and Anatomy:


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Reported in coniferous wood used for packing and shipping. Intercepted at Ningbo harbor in China.. Country of origin: South Africa

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Economic Importance:

Accurate identification of Aphelenchoides spp. in woody materials is of importance to regulatory agencies because of the potential damage to forests by Bursaphelenchus spp.

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Probably a fungivore, readily cultured on Botrytis cinerea.


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The following are listed as hosts in various literature sources:

Gossypium sp. L. Cotton
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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
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