Distribution of Nothanguina phyllobia and its potential as a biological control agent for silver-leaf nightshade.

@article{Robinson1978DistributionON,
  title={Distribution of Nothanguina phyllobia and its potential as a biological control agent for silver-leaf nightshade.},
  author={Abigail Robinson and C C Orr and James R. Abernathy},
  journal={Journal of nematology},
  year={1978},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={362-6}
}
The nematode Nothanguina phyllobia Thorne was found within large foliar galls on the perennial weed Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav. in west Texas. A two-year survey of a 6400 sq-km area in west Texas showed extensive distribution of the nematode. No hosts other than S. elaeagnifolium were observed. Densities of juvenile nematodes in the soil were high. N. phyllobia spread rapidly after small numbers of infective juveniles were applied in a foliar spray to an S. elaeagnifolium population. The host… CONTINUE READING
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