Meloidodera coffeicola (Lordello & Zamith, 1960) Kir'yanova,
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Brazil, East Africa, Hawaii.
Death of 15,000 coffee trees in one plantation in Parana State, Brazil.
5% yield loss in Hawaii plantations.
Feeding site establishment and
development typical of genus.
Leaves become chlorotic; trees become defoliated.
Dispersed through root material, soil debris and bare root propagative
Produce coffee seedlings in nurseries where soil has been disinfested.
One year fallow period recommended before replanting an infested coffee
plantation in Brazil.
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts
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Meloidogynidae), a root-knot nematode parasitizing coffee in Brazil. J.
Lordello, L.G.E. 1986 Plant-parasitic nematodes that attack coffee. Pp
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(Nematode: Meloidogynidae, a new root-knot nematodeÃ¯Â¿Â½.. Nematology