SUSCEPTIBILITY AND GROWTH RESPONSE OF SELECTED SUGARCANE CULTIVARS TO INFECTION BY MELOIDOGYNE INCOGNITA

E. O. Salawu

Abstract


Susceptibility and growth responses of 12 selected sugarcane cultivars to infection by Meloidogyne incognita were carried out in a screenhouse. All were highly susceptible to the nematode infection. The top growth of cv. CO 440 was significantly greater than the other cultivars.

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