Aphelenchoides xui Wang, Wang, Gu, Wang & Li, 2013
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Reported in coniferous wood used for packing and shipping. Intercepted at
Ningbo harbor in China.. Country of origin: South Africa
Accurate identification of Aphelenchoides spp. in woody materials is
of importance to regulatory agencies because of the potential damage to forests
by Bursaphelenchus spp.
Probably a fungivore, readily cultured on Botrytis cinerea.
The following are listed as hosts in various literature sources:
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts and Crop Rotation alternatives: