Five Species of Plant Parasitic Nematodes (Order: Tylenchidae) Affecting Vegetable Crops of Nepal

  • Arvind K. Keshari Department of Zoology, Patan M. Campus, Patan, Lalitpur
  • Ranjana Gupta Department of Zoology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur
Keywords: Plant parasitic nematodes, Tylenchidae, Taxonomy, Species, New records

Abstract

During a survey for plant parasitic nematodes affecting various vegetable crops grown in three hilly districts surrounding Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, five species of order Tylenchidae are reported for the first time from Nepal.The nematode species are Hoplolaimus indicus, Tylenchorhynchus mashhoodi, Helicotylenchus incisus, Microposthonia paraxestis and Hemicriconemoides cocophilus.All the species are illustrated with line diagrams and described with their morphometric data along with localities and host plants.

International Journal of Life Sciences 10 (1) : 2016; 10-16

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2016-02-10
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Keshari, A., & Gupta, R. (2016). Five Species of Plant Parasitic Nematodes (Order: Tylenchidae) Affecting Vegetable Crops of Nepal. International Journal of Life Sciences, 10(1), 10-14. https://doi.org/10.3126/ijls.v10i1.14515
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