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Identification of plant parasitic nematodes of Tylenchorhynchus spp. from rhizosphere soil of Zizyphus jujuba in Mengzi county.


During 2011-2014, the nematodes of Zizyphus jujuba in rhizosphere soil of Mengzi county were investigated. According to the morphological characteristics and measurement data, 3 species of Tylenchorhynchus were identified. They are T. brassicae, Siddiqi 1961, T. cylindricus, Cobb 1913, T. mashhoodi Siddiqi & Basir, 1959. Tylenchorhynchus spp. could damage the plant root and result in dwarf plants and decay. Zizyphus jujuba was a new host of three species.