Gaétano Germani

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On the basis of preliminary experiments, some Crotalaria species from Senegal were investigated to determine (1) their susceptibility to Meloidogyne javanica and M. incognita compared to a sensitive host (tomato), (2) their mycorrhizal and rhizobial responses, and (3) the effect of their cultivation on the mycorrhizal soil infectivity. The nematode invasion(More)
Microplot experiments on flooded soil infested with Hirschmanniella oryzae were conducted to investigate the influence of the legum Sesbania rostrata as a rotation crop with rice, Oryza sativa L. cv. Moroberekan. To avoid a green manure effect from S. rostrata, all aerial parts were removed at harvest. The dry weight of paddy, culms and leaves, and number(More)
Hemicriconemoides scottolamassesei n. sp., named after Dr. C. Scotto la Massese, from New Caledonia, is described and illustrated. Primary diagnostic characters are females with a continuous head and three lip annules, the first annule being the smallest, stylet length of 65-75 mum, vulva without lateral flaps, and acute tail terminus; J4 has a smooth(More)
Les auteurs, analysant l'article de Drevon et Diabaye concernant la maladie des ‘taches jaunes’ de l'arachide au Sénégal3, relèvent la faiblesse des conclusions; celles-ci tendent à attribuer cette maladie à la conjonction d'un pH bas des sol, la présences d'aluminium échangeable et le faible volume de Rhizobium. Sans négliger ces éléments, les auteurs(More)
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