Characterization of Plant-Parasitic-Nematode Communities Associated with three Species used in Hedges in Western Niger and their Susceptibility to Meloidogyne Javanica

A study was undertaken in three important vegetable producing areas to determine the plant-parasitic nematodes associated with hedge trees and a pot experiment was conducted to assess hedge trees (Acacia senegal, Bauhinia rufescens and Prosopis juliflora) behavior to the root-knot-nematode, Meloidogyne javanica. Soil and roots analysis revealed the presence of 10 genera of plant-parasitic nematodes, including M. javanica. The behavior test seems to indicate that all three plants were susceptible to Meloidogyne javanica with root gall index ranging from 1 to 2.8, and nematode multiplication rate ranging from 2.78 to 5.70.


Issue Date:
2013-06
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
ISSN(P): 2304-1455 (Other)
ISSN(E): 2224-4433 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/198141
Published in:
Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, Volume 03, Number 06
Page range:
378-386
Total Pages:
10
Series Statement:
3-251-AJARD, Vol. 3(6)2013-378-386




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