Effect of Soil Temperature on the Pathogenicity and Reproduction of Meloidogyne chitwoodi and M. hapla on Russet Burbank potato.

Abstract

Meloidogyne chitwoodi and M. hapla were pathogenic to both roots and tubers of Russet Burbank potato. Both species affected root growth at 15, 20, and 25 C, but not 30 C. Meloidogyne chitwoodi reprotluced best at 15, 20, and 25 C and M. hapla at 25 and 30 C. Reproduction of M. chitwoodi was reduced at 30 C; reproduction of M. hapla was reduced at 15 C and less at 20 C. The reproductive potential of M. chitwoodi was higher than that of M. hapla at 15, 20, and 25 C. M. hapla reproduced better at 30 C than did M. chitwoodi. M. chitwoodi infected potato tubers in higher numbers than did M. hapla.

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@article{Santo1981EffectOS, title={Effect of Soil Temperature on the Pathogenicity and Reproduction of Meloidogyne chitwoodi and M. hapla on Russet Burbank potato.}, author={Gerald S. Santo and J. H. O'Bannon}, journal={Journal of nematology}, year={1981}, volume={13 4}, pages={483-6} }