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Meloidogyne spp. infecting ornamental plants in Florida
Author(s): J. A. Brito, R. Kaur, R. Cetintas, J. D. Stanley, M. L. Mendes, T. O. Powers, D. W. Dickson
Journal Link: http://palmm.fcla.edu/nematode/
Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Pathology
Research Setting(s): Nursery, Laboratory, Landscape
Species Referenced: Hibiscus grandiflorus (Swamp rose-mallow),
AbstractInvestigates ornamental plants grown in Florida nurseries and landscapes for the presence of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne spp.). Six species of root-knot nematode were found infecting plants, including a new host record for Hibiscus grandiflorus. Full text of the article can be found online: http://journals.fcla.edu/nematropica/article/view/64500/62168
Suggested CitationJ. A. Brito, R. Kaur, R. Cetintas, J. D. Stanley, M. L. Mendes, T. O. Powers, and D. W. Dickson. "Meloidogyne spp. infecting ornamental plants in Florida." Nematropica 40.1 (2010): 87-103.