Photo 1. Rhizome infested by the burrowing nematode, Radopholus similis, showing brown sunken rots, and decay of the buds.
Ginger burrowing nematode
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (2013) Final import risk analysis report for fresh ginger from Fiji. Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Canberra; and from CABI (2013) Crop Protection Compendium Radopholus similis (burrowing nematode. (www.cabi.org/cpc). Photos 1&2 Mike smith, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Maroochy Research Station, Nambour, Queensland.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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