The effect of different inoculum levels of Pratylenchus indicus on the growth and yield of rice

J. S. Prasad, Y. S. Rao


Yield reductions of rice caused by the root-lesion nematode, Pratylenchus indicus Das have been reported in India to range from 7 to 28 per cent (Prasad and Rao, 1978). The effect of nematode infestation at different levels of inoculum density was investigated in relation to the growth and yield of rice and is reported here.

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