First Report of a Tylenchulus sp. on Peach in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, and South Carolina
AbstractA Tylenchulus sp. found in a Georgia peach orchard parasitized peach roots in the greenhouse. Citrus roots were not parasitized, indicating that the nematode was not the citrus nematode. Morphologically similar populations were found in one peach orchard in Alabama, two orchards in Arkansas, and one in South Carolina. Males were present in the Alabama populations and one of the Arkansas populations. A population was also found in an area of mixed hardwood and pine in Arkansas. The populations are morphologically different from the citrus nematode Tylenchulus semipenetrans. Key words: Alabama, Arkansas, citrus nematode, Georgia, peach, South Carolina, Tylenchulus.
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