Root Knot nematode

"Mature female root knot nematodes are pear-shaped and about 0.01 inch long. Root knot nematodes spend most of their life in galls. Mature females resemble tiny, white pearls; they sometimes can be seen with the use of a hand lens when root galls are cut open."

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Presence among species

AgentsSusceptible host
MeloidogyneSolanum lycopersicum (Pythozome V13)