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A new dagger nematode, Xiphinema tica n. sp. (Nematoda: Longidoridae), from Costa Rica with updating of the polytomous key of Loof and Luc (1990)
A new dagger nematode, Xiphinema tica n. sp., is described and illustrated from several populations extracted from soil associated with several crops and wild plants in Costa Rica. The new dagger nematode is characterised ...
Root-lesion nematodes of the genus Pratylenchus (Nematoda: Pratylenchidae) from Costa Rica with molecular identification of P. gutierrezi and P. panamaensis topotypes
Root-lesion nematodes of the genus Pratylenchus are among the most damaging nematodes for crop and ornamental plants worldwide. There are about 75 described species in this genus with a wide host range, but a difficult ...
Molecular characterization and distribution of the needle nematode Longidorus laevicapitatus Williams, 1959 (Nematoda: Longidoridae) in Costa Rica
Correct identification of Longidorus species in Costa Rica is essential to establish appropriate control strategies for preventing the spread of these nematodes. Nematode surveys conducted in the rainy seasons from 2013 ...
Molecular characterization of pseudomonodelphic dagger nematodes of the genus Xiphinema Cobb, 1913 (Nematoda: Longidoridae) in Costa Rica, with notes on Xiphinema setariae Tarjan, 1964
Pseudomonodelphic dagger nematodes of the genus Xiphinema are characterized by having one of the genital branches reduced and lacking an ovary. They are usually reported from tropical regions. Nematode surveys conducted ...