Pratylenchus crenatus Loof, 1960
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
California, Canada, Europe, Japan
in California Nematode Pest Rating System.
Population levels of P. crenatus increased at different rates on
wheat, maize, buckwheat, common rape, common persicaria, common agrimony,
horseweed and soaproot. The best host was horseweed and the worst was
wheat. Body size parameters of the nematode differed among hosts (Urek,
Turf (golf courses) in Ontario, Canada. Also from fruit trees in Canada (Yu,
Tobacco in Japan.
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts
Klinkenberg, C.H. 1963. Observations On the Feeding Habits of Rotylenchus
uniformis, Pratylenchus crenatus, P. penetrans, Tylenchorhynchus dubius and
Hemicycliophora similis. Nematologica 9:502-506.
Urek, G. 1999. The effect of host plants on the biopotential and
the morphometric characteristics of Pratylenchus crenatus Loof, 1960.
Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica. 34: 253-262.
Yu, Q. 2008.
Species of Pratylenchus (Nematoda: Pratylenchidae) in Canada: description,
distribution, and identification. Canadian J. Plant Pathology 30:477-485.