Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Meloidogyne chitwoodi

Meloidogyne chitwoodi Golden, O’Bannon, Santo & Finley, 1980

polyphagous

gall

rotund or fusiform swellings of the roots, 2-5 mm large. They contain nematodes, in particular often shining-white females, that may contain eggs.

host plants

polyphagous

Lycopersicon esculentum; Solanum tuberosum; Zea mays.

Also on cereals.

references

Bongers (1988a), Roskam (2009a).

Last modified 2.xii.2018