Image Number: 1323037

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Symptoms
Description:
Susceptible pepper plant roots with extensive galling [thickened, lumpy portions] are heavily infested by the southern root-knot nematode.
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Museum

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Chromodorea
Order: Tylenchida
Family: Heteroderidae
Genus: Meloidogyne
Subject: Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid & White)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Capsicum
Subject: Capsicum spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Image last updated:
Friday, December 8, 2006