Longidorus is a genus of needle nematodes. Some of its species are plant pests.[1][2][3]

Longidorus
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Longidorus
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They may also transmit important plant viruses[4] such as the potato virus U or the cacao necrosis virus.

Species are known to infest narcissus, alfalfa, beet, caneberries, lettuce, grape and citruses

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ C. D. Norton and J. K. Hoffmann (April 1975). "Longidorus breviannulatus n. sp. (Nematoda: Longidoridae) Associated with Stunted Corn in Iowa". J Nematol. 7 (2): 168–171. PMC 2620091. PMID 19308150.
  2. ^ Longidorus species - The Needle Nematode. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  3. ^ R. T. Robbins and D. J. F. Brown (March 1996). "Descriptions of Three New Longidorus Species from Alaska (Nematoda: Longidoridae)". J Nematol. 28 (1): 83–93. PMC 2619677. PMID 19277349.
  4. ^ Zuckerman & Rohde 1981, Longidorus transmitted viruses. p. 286.

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