Aphelenchoides bicaudatus




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Aphelenchoides bicaudatus

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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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Experimentally shown to feed and reproduce in culture on seedling roots, callus tissue, fungi, and moss (Wood, 1973).


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The following are listed as hosts in various literature sources:

Asparagus sprengeri 
Lupinus angustifolius 
Setaria palmifolia Stapf   Palm Grass
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Life Cycle:

Ecophysiological Parameters:

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Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts and Crop Rotation alternatives:

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Unpublished records of nematodes identified in the quarantine and nursery certification programs of the Nematology Laboratory, California Department of Food and Agriculture.

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

Ibrahim, S. K., R. N. Perry and D. J. Hooper. 1994. Use of esterase and protein patterns to differentiate two new species of Aphelenchoides on rice from other species of Aphelenchoides and from

Wood, F.H. 1973. Nematode feeding relationships: Feeding relationships of soil-dwelling nematodes. Soil Riol. Biochem. 5:593-601.

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