Photo 2. As in Photo 1, galls of Meloidogyne sp. on Phaseolus bean. Note the galls on the roots of the two plants on the left with smaller root mass compared to the healthy plant on the right.
Photo 3. Root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne sp., on ginger. Note that the damage is on the young buds, and that the decay has probably occurred in storage. A healthy rhizome is on the left.
Meloidogyne incognita and other species.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from CABI (2014) Meloidogyne incognita Crop Protection Compendium. (https://www.cabi.org.cpc/); and information (and Photo 4) from Diseases of vegetable crops in Australia (2010). Editors, Denis Persley, Tony Cooke, Susan House. CSIRO Publishing. Photos 1&2 Gerlach WWP (1988) Plant diseases of Western Samoa. Samoan German Crop Protection Project, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) Gmbh, Germany.
Photo 2 John Bridge, Tropical Plant Nematology Advisor, CABI Bioscience, Egham, UK. 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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