Plant Parasitic
Nematodes

AN INTRODUCTION

 
 
 
 
 

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Last Edited: May 30, 2002

 

Genus Radinaphelenchus

  • Radinaphelenchus cocophilus similar to B. xylophilus vectored by palm weevil
  • important pathogen of coconut palms causing "red ring of coconut"
  • disrupts vascular transport, eventually kills trees