Nematode is 1.1 mm long.
Reported median body size for this species (Length mm; width micrometers; weight micrograms) - Click:
Throughout the U.S. on boxwood, vegetables, stawberries, rye, and a wide
variety of ornamentals; in Riverside (California) and Southeastern U.S. on
eucalyptus; in Taiwan on sugarcane.
Photomicrograph by U. Zunke
ectoparasite; becomes partially embedded in host root.
Causes necrotic lesions several cells deep in cortex. Small feeder roots
are most heavily attacked along the sides and, occasionally, the nematodes
are seen within the root-tips.
Boxwood, eucalyptus, vegetables, grasses, ornamentals.
[Ref: CIH Descriptions of Plant-parasitic Nematodes, Set 4, No. 55 (1974)]
Causes stunted, non-vigorous plants with reduced root systems. Parasitized
plants become more prone to damage by adverse weather conditions and to attacks
No information available. See methods for the control of
Host Plant Resistance, Non-hosts
CIH Descriptions of Plant-parasitic Nematodes, Set 4, No. 55 (1974)