Invasive Species Compendium

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New records of plant parasitic nematodes Nothotylenchus ferepolitor and Neopsilenchus paragracilis from rhizosphere of Allium cepa in Iran.

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In this study, 42 soil samples from onion fields of Razavi and Northern Khorasan provinces resulted 16 species of nematodes viz., Psilenchus curcumerus, Ditylenchus apus, D. medians, Basiria gracilis, B. graminophila, Aphelenchus isomerus, A. avenae, Boleodorus thylactus, Zygotylenchus guevarai, Pratylenchus thornei, P. neglectus, Irantylenchns clavidorus, Neopsilenchus magnidens, Neopsilenchus paragracilis, Nothotylenchus ferepolitor, Filenchus pratensis. Among these species Neopsilenchus paragracilis and Nothotylenchus ferepolitor are new records in Iran.