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Stylet-Bearing Nemas and Growth of Ponderosa Pine Seedlings

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Seedlings of Pinus ponderosa from six California sources were infested with nine species of stylet-bearing nematodes. After 4 to 5 months fresh weights of plants were reduced by most species. Pratylenchus spp. and Ditylenchus destructor were recovered from soil or roots when seedlings were evaluated. Forest Sci. 24:222-227.

Keywords: Ditylenchus sp; Pinus ponderosa; Pratylenchus sp; Tylenchulus sp; Xiphinema sp; nematodes

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Nematologist, Division of Nematology, University of California, Davis 95616

Publication date: June 1, 1978

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