Heterodera carotae Jones, 1950

carrot cyst nematode

on Daucus, Torilis


Irregular and slow growth of the tap root, proliferation of the secondary roots, presence of cysts. The plants are stunted, the foliage often turns reddish and withers prematurely.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Daucus carota; Torilis arvensis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Berney & Bird (1992a), Madani, Palomares-Rius, Vovlas, ao (2017a), Roskam (2019a).

mod 21.iii.2020