Luc Villain

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Root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) threaten the livelihood of millions of farmers producing coffee worldwide. The use of resistant plants either as cultivars or rootstocks appears to be the single most effective method of control. A screening method was developed to evaluate large populations of plants for resistance to root-knot nematodes. Two coffee(More)
The coffee corky-root disease associated with root-knot nematode infection is a major concern for coffee production in Mexico, particularly in the Veracruz State where substantial losses from Coffea arabica plantations are reported annually due to this disease. Previous studies based on perineal patterns of Meloidogyne females identified M. incognita as the(More)
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