Status of Plant-parasitic Nematodes on Plantain (Musa parasidiaca (L.)) in Choba, Rivers State, Nigeria

Abstract

In a nematode survey of plantains from five growing areas in Choba, root and soil samples were collected and processed to identify and estimate the population densities of plant-parasitic nematodes. A total of six genera of phytonematodes was found, namely; Helicotylenchus spp. Meloidogyne spp. Pratylenchus spp. Paratylenchus spp. Tylenchorychus spp. and… (More)

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