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Aphelenchoides is a genus of plant pathogenic foliar nematodes.

The most important species of these are A. ritzemabosi, the chrysanthemum foliar nematode; A. fragariae, the spring crimp or spring dwarf nematode of strawberry, which also attacks many ornamentals; and A. besseyi, causing summer crimp or dwarf of strawberry and white tip of rice.

Several species of this genus feed ectoparasitically and endoparasitically on aboveground plant parts.

References

Agrios, George (2005): Plant Pathology, Fifth Edition. Elsevier Academic Press


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