Pratylenchus zeae Graham, 1951
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region is generally low and flat; tail conical and
Nematode has short ventral overlap of
Monovarial, uterus prodelphic.
Females are slender.
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
pest in California Nematode Pest
All stages feed in the root cortex, never found in vascular tissues.
Extracts from the nematode show cellulolytic enzyme activity.
Tobacco, corn, sugarcane, cereals.
No males; females reproduce by parthenogenesis.
Stunting, wilting, premature yellowing of plants, root
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts