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Common bunt of wheat
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Rice tungro virus
Rice grassy stunt virus
Rice ragged stunt virus
Rice yellow dwarf disease
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C/O: Heterodera avenae

  • Nematodal infection of wheat, obligate parasite.
  • 2nd stage juvenile is infective.
  • Cyst nematode
  • Symptoms:
  • resembles to water or nutrient deficiency and any other physiological disorder.
  • Generally above ground symptoms are not identifiable and can be easily misunderstood with any other pathogen.
  • Above ground symptoms: Nematode Infested plant may show yellowing (Fig. 1) and stunted growth in patches due to cluster distribution of the nematode. Tillering is greatly reduced.
  • Below ground symptoms: Roots become typically bushy with slight swelling marking at the site of nematode infection. But during the Jan./Feb., the white glistening like female.

Major nematodes of Wheat crop and their management - Krishisewa

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