Hemicriconemoides mangiferae




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           Hemicriconemoides mangiferae Siddiqi, 1961

The species name is derived from a common host, mango (Mangifera indica)

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Morphology and Anatomy:


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California, Nigeria, Oman, Philippines, Venezuela


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Economic Importance:



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Ectoparasite of plant roots

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California grape (Vitis vinifera) Philippines mango (Mangifera indica)
  alder (Alnus sp.)   pineapple (Ananas sativus)
  manzanita (Arctostaphylos manzanita)   bamboo (Bamboosa vulgaris)
  bay (Umbellularia californica) Venezuela cocoa (Theobroma cacao)
  willow Oman coconut (Cocos nucifera)
  oak (Quercus)   custard apple (Annona reticulata)
Nigeria mango (Mangifera indica)   lime (Citrus aurantifolia)
      pomegranate (Punica granatum)
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Dasgupta, D.R., D.J. Raski and S.D. Van Gundy 1969. Revision of the genus Hemicriconemoides Chitwood and Birchfield, 1957 ( Nematoda: Criconematidae). J. Nematology 1:126-145.

Mani, A., S.A. Muzna, and Z.A. Handoo. 1998. Plant-parasitic nematodes of crops in Dhofar Governorate, Sultanate of Oman. Nematropica 28:61-69.

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Copyright 1999 by Howard Ferris.
Revised: January 17, 2021 .