Meloidogyne suginamiensis Toida & Yaegashi,
The species is named for the type locality, Suginami in Japan
Review general characteristics of the genus Meloidogyne.
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Described from galled mulberry roots in Japan but frequently detected in
China in roots of seedlings of maple (Acer palmatum) imported from Japan (Gu et
Type Host: Mulberry (Morus alba).
Described from mulberry (Morus alba) other woody perennials and also
herbaceous plants. The latter distinguishes if from
M. mali which is also reported from mulberry and woody
perennials such as apple but not from herbacesous plants (Toida and Yaegashi,
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts and Crop Rotation alternatives:
Gu, J.F., Y. W. Fang, and L. L. Liu. 2019. First Report of the Suginami
Root-Knot Nematode, Meloidogyne suginamiensis, Infecting Maple Trees, Acer
palmatum, from Japan. Plant Disease 104:294.
Toida, Y. and Yaegashi, Y. 1984. Description of Meloidogyne
suginamiensis n. sp.(Nematoda: Meloidogynidae) from
mulberry in Japan. Japanese J. Nemwatology 14: 49-57.