Aphelenchoides blastophthorus




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Aphelenchoides blastophthorus

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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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Economic Importance:


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The following are listed as hosts in various literature sources:

Anchusa sp. L. Bugloss
Begonia sp.  Begonia
Cephalaria sp. Schrad. ex Roem. & Schult.  
Convallaria majalis L. Lily of the Valley
Dipsacus fullonum L. var  fullonum  Common Teasel
Hepatica americana/nobilis Ker-Gawl./Gars. Liverleaf
Iris sp. L. var   bulbous Flag
Narcissus sp. L. Narcissus
Scabiosa caucasica  var   Clive Greaves
Trollius europaeus L.
Viola odorata L. Sweet Violet
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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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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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