Root-knot nematode infestations of cultivated and non-cultivated soils of Nsukka, Nigeria

R.O. Ogbuji


In Nsukka, Nigeria, plants grown in twelve soil samples collected from cultivated and non-cultivated fields were attacked by root-knot nematodes. Three species of the root-knot nematodes were identified, with Meloidogyne incognita as the dominant species. A measure to reduce crop damage by root-knot nematodes is suggested.

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