Plant parasitic nematodes associated with Indian Pennywort Centella asiatica (L.) Urban in Manipur

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N.R. Devi


A survey of the plant parasitic nematodes associated with Centella asiatica (L.) Urban was conducted in different localities of Manipur. Twenty one species of plant parasitic nematodes belonging to 12 genera were found to occur. Tylenchorhynelms mashhoodi, Aphelenchus avenae and Helicotylenchus dihystera were predominant with absolute densities ranging from 338 - 498 per 500g soil. Basiria varians and T.mashhoodi were recorded with highest absolute frequency and absolute density respectively.

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