Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Meloidogyne naasi

Meloidogyne naasi Franklin, 1965

barley root-knot nematode

on herbs


The nematodes live in small tubercles on the roots; there are no gall chambers. The adult females are stuffed with eggs and almost globular, with a diameter of c. 0.5 mm

host plants

polyphagous on herbs

Allium cepa; Beta vulgaris; Brassica napus; Elytrigia; Hordeum vulgare; Lolium perenne; Lycopersicon esculentum; Medicago sativa; Phragmites australis; Secale cereale; Triticum aestivum.


Sometimes a pest.


Bongers (1988a), Fleming, Maule, Martin ao (2015a), Redfern & Shriley (2011a), Roskam (2009a, 2019a).

Last modified 13.x.2019