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Resistance of selected strawberry cultivars to root-knot nematode species (Meloidogyne spp.)

Cobon, J.A. and Trott, J. (2006) Resistance of selected strawberry cultivars to root-knot nematode species (Meloidogyne spp.). In: International Society for Horticultural Science. V International Strawberry Symposium, 31 May 2006, Coolum, QLD, Australia.

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Strawberry runner production areas in Queensland are assessed for the presence of Pratylenchus vulnus (lesion nematode) and Meloidogyne hapla (root-knot nematode) as part of the approval process for sites used in runner production under the approved runner scheme. M. hapla is known to infest strawberry. The ability of three other Meloidogyne species occurring in Queensland to infest this host was investigated. The species M. arenaria, M. incognita and M. javanica, in addition to M. hapla, were able to reproduce on strawberry roots of the cultivar 'Joy', which sustained higher nematode reproduction rates than 'Jewel' and 'Sweet Charlie'. The ability of species other than M. hapla to infest strawberry needs to be recognised in site selection for runner production, and in screening cultivars for resistance to nematodes.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Corporate Creators:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Additional Information:© International Society for Horticultural Science.
Keywords:Strawberry runner production; Pratylenchus vulnus (lesion nematode); Meloidogyne hapla (root-knot nematode).
Subjects:Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture > Berries and small fruits
Plant pests and diseases > Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection > Organic plant protection. Biological control
Plant pests and diseases > Individual or types of plants or trees
Deposited On:30 Jan 2009 04:18
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:47

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