Meloidogyne mali

Apple Root-knot Nematode

 

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Classification:

      Tylenchida
       Tylenchina
        Tylenchoidea
         Heteroderidae
          Meloidogyninae


        Meloidogyne mali Itoh, Ohshima & Ichinoche, 1969

Synonyms:

Melodogyne ulmi Palmisano & Ambrogioni, 2000

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Review general characteristics of the genus Meloidogyne.

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Morphology and Anatomy:

  Meloidogune mali differs from M. suginamiensis  in having a female perineal pattern with oval outline and  smooth striae vesrus a slightly squarish outline with wavy striae . The species also differ in characteristics of the J2 and males.

 

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

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Distribution:

 

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Economic Importance:

 

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Feeding:

 

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Hosts:

Type Host: Apple (Malus prunifolia)

.Reported primarily from woody perennial hosts.

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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:

Ahmed, M., van de Vossenberg, B.T.L.H., Cornelisse, C., Karssen, G. 2013. On the species status of the root-knot nematodeMeloidogyne ulmi Palmisano & Ambrogioni, 2000 (Nematoda, Meloidogynidae). ZooKeys 362:1-27

Ito, Y., Ohshima, Y.& Icchinohe, M.1969. A root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne mali n. sp. on apple-tree from Japan (Tylenchida: Heteroderidae). Appl. Ent. Zool. 4:194-202

Toida, Y. and Yaegashi, Y. 1984. Description of Meloidogyne suginamiensis n. sp.(Nematoda: Meloidogynidae) from mulberry in Japan. Japanese J. Nemwatology 14: \49-57.

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Copyright © 1999 by Howard Ferris.
Revised: September 05, 2022.