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Two new records of plant nematode species from pomegranate gardens in southern Khorasan Province of Iran.

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In nematological investigations of pomegranate gardens of Ferdows and Birjand cities ten plant parasitic nematodes species were identified on morphological and morphometrical characters viz., Boleodorus thylactus, Filenchus cylindricaudus, Geocenamus tenuidens, Irantylenchus clavidorus, Merlinius brevidens, M. communicus, M. pistaciei, Neopsilenchus magnidens, Pratylenchus neglectus and Zygotylenchus guevarai. Among these species M. communicus and M. pistaciei are new records for nematode fauna of Iran.