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Meloidogyne coffeicola
(coffee root-knot nematode)

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Meloidogyne coffeicola (coffee root-knot nematode)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 10 December 2020
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Meloidogyne coffeicola
  • Preferred Common Name
  • coffee root-knot nematode
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Nematoda
  •       Family: Meloidogynidae
  •         Genus: Meloidogyne
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Meloidogyne coffeicola Lordello & Zamith, 1960

Preferred Common Name

  • coffee root-knot nematode

International Common Names

  • Spanish: nematodo nodulador del cafeto
  • French: nématode galligène du caféier
  • Portuguese: nematóide de cafeeiro

EPPO code

  • MELGCO (Meloidogyne coffeicola)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Nematoda
  •             Family: Meloidogynidae
  •                 Genus: Meloidogyne
  •                     Species: Meloidogyne coffeicola

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 12 May 2022

Growth Stages

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Flowering stage, Fruiting stage, Pre-emergence, Seedling stage, Vegetative growing stage

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Growing point / dieback
Leaves / abnormal colours
Leaves / abnormal leaf fall
Roots / galls along length
Roots / reduced root system
Whole plant / dwarfing
Whole plant / early senescence
Whole plant / plant dead; dieback

Pathway Vectors

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VectorNotesLong DistanceLocalReferences
Containers and packaging - wood Yes
Land vehicles Yes
Soil, sand and gravel Yes

Plant Trade

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Plant parts liable to carry the pest in trade/transportPest stagesBorne internallyBorne externallyVisibility of pest or symptoms
Roots nematodes/adults; nematodes/eggs; nematodes/juveniles Pest or symptoms usually invisible

References

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CABI/EPPO, 2010. Meloidogyne coffeicola. [Distribution map]. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, No.October. Wallingford, UK: CABI, Map 1088 (Edition 1).

Campos VP; Melles CCA, 1987. Occurrence and distribution of Meloidogyne species in coffee plantations of Campos das Vertentes and in the south of Minas. Nematologia Brasileira, 11:233-241.

Castro, J. M. C., Campos, V. P., Dutra, M. R., 2004. Occurrence of Meloidogyne coffeicola in coffee plantations from Coromandel County in the region of Alto Paranaíba, Minas Gerais, Brazil. (Ocorrência de Meloidogyne coffeicola em cafeeiros do município de Coromandel, região do alto Paranaíba em Minas Gerais). Fitopatologia Brasileira, 29(2), 227. doi: 10.1590/S0100-41582004000200022

Curi SM, 1968. Meloidogyne coffeicola destruidor e insidiosa nemat=ide de cafeeiro. O Biol=gico, 34(6):144.

Curi SM, 1968. Situatpo atual do problema decorrente do ataque de nemat=ide Meloidogyne coffeicola na cafeicultura paulista e medidas a serem tomadas. O Biol=gico, 34(1):20-21.

Dos Santos BB, 1988. Nematodes of the genus Meloidogyne Goeldi and some host plants in Parana. Revista de Agricultura, Piracicaba, 63:37-43.

Eisenback JD, 1997. Root-knot nematode taxonomic database. Root-knot nematode taxonomic database.

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Esser RP; Perry VG, 1974. A diagnostic compendium of the genus Meloidogyne (Nematoda: Heteroderidae). Journal of Nematology, 6(4):139

Goeldi EA, 1892. Relatoria sobre a molestia do cafeeiro na provincia do Rio de Janeiro. Archos. Mus. Nac. Rio de Janeiro, 8(1887):1-121.

Gotoh A, 1985. Nematodes noxious to coffee cultivation in the State of Parana. Informe da Pesquisa Instituto Agronomico do Parana IX, No. 58.

Hewlett TE; Tarjan AC, 1983. Synopsis of the genus Meloidogyne Goeldi, 1887. Nematropica, 13(1):79-102

Jepson SB, 1987. Identification of root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne species). Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Jphn A; Rebel EK; Lordello LGE, 1980. The origin of Meloidogyne coffeicola. In: Lordello LGE, ed. Trabalhos apresentados a IV Reuniao Brasileira de Nematologia, 16-20 de julho de 1979, Sao Paulo. Publicacao No. 4. Piracicaba, SP, Brazil: Sociedade Brasileira de Nematologia, 159-161

Lordello LGE; Lordello RRA, 1972. Two new host plants for the nematode Meloidogyne coffeicola. Anais da Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz-de-Queiroz", 29:61-62.

Lordello LGE; Zamith APL, 1958. Nemat=deos atacando cafeeiro no Estado de S. Paulo. Rev. Agric., Piracicaba, Brazil, 33(1):59-62.

Lordello LGE; Zamith APL, 1960. Meloidogyne coffeicola sp. n., a pest of coffee trees in the State of Paranß, Brazil. Rev. Brasil. Biol., 20(4):375-379.

Petenucci W, 1971. Coffee nematodes and their economic importance. Divulgacoes Agronomicas, Brasil, 31:4-11.

Schmidt CI, 1969. Meloidogyne coeffeicola, a serious root nematode problem in Brazilian coffee. FAO Plant Protection Bulletin, 17:56-57

Whitehead AG, 1960. The root-knot nematodes of East Africa. I. Meloidogyne africana n. sp., a parasite from arabica coffee (Coffea arabica L.). Nematologica, 4(4):272-278.

Distribution References

CABI, EPPO, 2010. Meloidogyne coffeicola. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, Wallingford, UK: CABI. Map 1088 (Edition 1). DOI:10.1079/DMPD/20103281419

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Campos V P, Melles C C A, 1987. Occurrence and distribution of Meloidogyne species in coffee plantations of Campos das Vertentes and in the south of Minas. (Ocorrência e distribuiça¯o de espécies de Meloidogyne em cafezais dos Campos das Vertentes e do sul de Minas.). Nematologia Brasileira. 233-241.

Castro J M C, Campos V P, Dutra M R, 2004. Occurrence of Meloidogyne coffeicola in coffee plantations from Coromandel County in the region of Alto Paranaíba, Minas Gerais, Brazil. (Ocorrência de Meloidogyne coffeicola em cafeeiros do município de Coromandel, região do alto Paranaíba em Minas Gerais.). Fitopatologia Brasileira. 29 (2), 227. DOI:10.1590/S0100-41582004000200022

EPPO, 2022. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO. 1 pp. https://gd.eppo.int/

Gotoh A, 1985. Nematodes noxious to coffee cultivation in the State of Parana. In: Informe da Pesquisa Instituto Agronomico do Parana IX,

Lordello LGE, Zamith APL, 1960. Meloidogyne coffeicola sp. n., a pest of coffee trees in the State of Paraná, Brazil. In: Rev. Brasil. Biol. 20 (4) 375-379.

ROTTA J, HEJNOVÁ M, BÍCOVÁ R, CURÍK B, MÍCOVÁ S, SALACOVÁ J, 1968. Surveillance o£ hae-molytic streptococcus group and type (Streptococcus pyogenes) distribution over the territory of Czechoslovakia. (A five-year study.). Journal of Hygiene, Epidemiology, Microbiology and Immunology. 12 (2), 176-86.

Santos B B dos, 1988. Nematodes of the genus Meloidogyne Goeldi and some host plants in Paraná. (Nematóides do género Meloidogyne Goeldi e algumas plantas hospedeiras do estado do Paraná.). Revista de Agricultura, Piracicaba. 63 (1), 37-43.

Schmidt C I, 1969. Meloidogyne coeffeicola, a serious root nematode problem in Brazilian coffee. FAO Plant Protection Bulletin. 56-57.

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