Pathogenicity of Pratylenchus coffeae on jute

C. Mishra, B. C. Sasmal

Abstract


The lesion nematode Pratylenchus coffeae (Zimmerman) Filipjev et S. Stekhoven was found in 18% of soil samples during a survey of jute Corchorus olitorius L. fields (Laha et aI., 1981). Its pathogenicity on jute has not been established and therefore an experiment was conducted to establish the lowest inoculum density that causes damage.

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