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Seasonal population dynamics of the plant-parasitic nematode, Anguina pacificae on golf course putting greens in California.

@article{Giat2008SeasonalPD,
  title={Seasonal population dynamics of the plant-parasitic nematode, Anguina pacificae on golf course putting greens in California.},
  author={Eitan Giat and Roy Kaspi and C. A. Anderson and B. B. Westerdahl},
  journal={Journal of Nematology},
  year={2008},
  volume={40},
  pages={252-257}
}
The plant-endoparasitic nematode Anguina pacificae is presently one of the most destructive pests of Poa annua in Northern California, causing stem galls at the base of tillers in this annual bluegrass, resulting in yellow or brown patches and irregular surfaces on golf course putting greens. The objective of the study was to investigate the population dynamics of A. pacificae on two golf course putting greens in California ('Poppy Hills' and 'Olympic Club') over ca. 16 months. For most of the… Expand

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