Meloidogyne acronea

 

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Rev 09/12/2022

African Cotton Root-knot Nematode Classification Hosts
Morphology and Anatomy Life Cycle
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Distribution Management
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Classification:

      Tylenchida
       Tylenchina
        Tylenchoidea
         Heteroderidae
          Meloidogyninae


        Meloidogyne acronea Coetzee, 1956

  Synonyms = Hypsoperine acronea (Coetzee, 1956) Sledge & Golden, 1964)
                  (= Hypsoperine (Hypsoperine) acronea (Coetzee, 1956) Sledge & Golden, 1964))

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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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Distribution:

Originally deswcribed from roots of Sorgyhum in North West Province, South Africa.

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Economic Importance:

 

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Feeding:

Feeding site establishment and development typical of genus. 

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Hosts:

Type Host: Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)

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Life Cycle:

 

Ecophysiological Parameters:

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Damage:

 

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Management:

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

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References:

Coetzee, V. 1956. Meloidogyne acronea, a new species of root-knot nematode. Nature 177:899-900.

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Copyright © 1999 by Howard Ferris.
Revised: September 12, 2022.