Meloidogyne graminis

 

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Grass Root-knot Nematode Classification Hosts
Morphology and Anatomy Life Cycle
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Classification:

      Tylenchida
       Tylenchina
        Tylenchoidea
         Heteroderidae
          Meloidogyninae


        Meloidogyne graminis (Sledge & Golden, 1964) Whitehead, 1968

Synonyms:

Hypsoperine graminis (Sledge & Golden, 1964)
Hypsoperine (H.) graminis (Sledge & Golden, 1964)

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Morphology and Anatomy:

 

Perineal pattern


Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:

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Distribution:

First reported as a parasite of turf grasses in Florida, USA and later from several US states and countries in South America, Europe and Asia (Subbotin et al., 2021)

 

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Economic Importance:

C-rated pest in California Nematode Pest Rating System.

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Feeding:

Feeding site establishment and development typical of genus. 

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Hosts:

Type Host: St. Augustine Grass (Stenotaphrum secundatum)

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Life Cycle:

Ecophysiological Parameters:

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Damage:

 

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Management:

Resistance

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

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References:

Subbotin, S.A., Palomares-Rius, J.E., Castillo, P. 2021. Systematics of Root-knot Nematodes (Nematoda: Meloidogynidae). Nemaology Monographs and Perspectives Vol 14. Brill, Leiden. 857p

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