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Pratylenchus (Nematoda: Pratylenchidae): Diagnosis, Biology, Pathogenicity and Management
Root-lesion nematodes of the genus Pratylenchus are recognized worldwide as one of the major constraints of crop of primary economic importance including vegetables, and many small and fruit trees.Expand
Ditylenchus gigas n. sp. parasitizing broad bean: A new stem nematode singled out from the Ditylenchus dipsaci species complex using a polyphasic approach with molecular phylogeny
Morphologial, biochemical, molecular and karyological analyses of different populations and races of the stem and bulb nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci have suggested that it represents a speciesExpand
Nematicidal activity of essential oils and organic amendments from Asteraceae against root-knot nematodes
In vitro and in planta results suggest that the essential oil of C. coronarium and organic amendments from Asteraceae species may serve as nematicides, and the biological processes of mortality and hatching/reproduction were adequately described by the monomolecular and expanded negative exponential models. Expand
Fusarium wilt of chickpeas: Biology, ecology and management
Development and use of high-yielding cultivars resistant to the prevalent pathogen race(s) in a given area is the most practical and cost-efficient individual disease control measure for management of the disease. Expand
Application of the secondary structure model of rRNA for phylogeny: D2-D3 expansion segments of the LSU gene of plant-parasitic nematodes from the family Hoplolaimidae Filipjev, 1934.
A procedure of optimization for alignment and a new coding method for nucleotide sequence data using secondary structure models of the D2 and D3 expansion fragments of the LSU-rRNA gene reconstructed for fifteen nematode species of the agriculturally important and diverse family Hoplolaimidae, order Tylenchida is described. Expand
Molecular Characterization of Meloidogyne hispanica (Nematoda, Meloidogynidae) by Phylogenetic Analysis of Genes Within the rDNA in Meloidogyne spp.
Maximum parsimony analysis of the three rDNA regions and the species-specific PCR demonstrated and supported the differentiation of M. hispanica from M. arenaria and from all described root-knot nematode species. Expand
Integrative taxonomy of the stunt nematodes of the genera Bitylenchus and Tylenchorhynchus (Nematoda, Telotylenchidae) with description of two new species and a molecular phylogeny
A test of alternative hypotheses that confirms the monophyly of both Tylenchorhynchus and Bitylenchus sensu Siddiqi's classification but does not support Fortuner & Luc's conceptual view of Tylfenchus as a large genus is provided. Expand
A New Root-Knot Nematode, Meloidogyne baetica n. sp. (Nematoda: Heteroderidae), Parasitizing Wild Olive in Southern Spain.
Phylogenetic trees derived from maximum parsimony analyses showed that M. baetica is closely related to M. artiellia, the cereal and legume root-knot nematode, and the ability of this new nematodes to infect wild and cultivated olives only is suggested. Expand
Isolation and characterization of PRA1, a trypsin-like protease from the biocontrol agent Trichoderma harzianum CECT 2413 displaying nematicidal activity
Northern analysis indicated that PRA1 is induced by conditions simulating antagonism, is subject to nitrogen and carbon derepression, and is affected by pH in the culture media, suggesting that Pra1 has additive or synergistic effects with other proteins produced during the antagonistic activity of T. harzianum. Expand