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Further Observations on Meloidogyne indica Whitehead, 1968 from India

Further Observations on Meloidogyne indica Whitehead, 1968 from India

Matiyar Rahaman Khan1,*, Sabayasachi Pal2, Amit Singh2, Ashok Dhananjaybhai Patel3, Bhagubhai Ambaram Patel3Tushar Manohar Ghule2 and Victor Phani1

1Division of Nematology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Delhi, India
2Department of Agricultural Entomology, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal, India
3Department of Nematology, Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat, India

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Fig. 1.

Symptoms (A, B) induced by Meloidogyne indica in different hosts. Galls on Citrus root (A), Bt-cotton root (B), Adult female (C) and Egg (D). Scale –bar in μm.

Fig. 2.

Meloidogyne indica. A and B, Variations in female head; C, Second stage juvenile; D, Adult male; Perineal pattern: Mehsana (citrus) population (E); Mehsana (Bt-cotton) population (F). Scale –bar in μm.

Fig. 3.

Variations in anterior end (A-D), posterior end (G-J) and lateral field (E and F) of male. Scale –bar = 5 μm.

Fig. 4.

Variations in anterior end (A-E) and posterior end (F-J) of second stage juveniles. Scale –bar = 5 μm.

Fig. 5.

Beta-esterase phenotypes of Meloidogyne species: A, M. javanica (as standard); B and C, M. incognita; D, M. indica.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology


Vol. 51, Iss. 4, Pages 1203-1598


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