MORPHOLOGICAL DIVERSITY OF Meloidogyne spp. FROM CARROT (Daucus carota subsp. Sativus) IN VIETNAM

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THI DUYEN NGUYEN
HUU TIEN NGUYEN
NERIZA NOBLEZA
THI MAI LINH LE
QUANG PHAP TRINH

Abstract

Carrot (Daucus carota subsp. Sativus) is known as one of the most widely cultivated and widely consumed vegetables in the world due to its nutritional and economic values. During a survey of nematodes parasites carrots from Vietnam, six populations of three species of root-knot nematodes, namely M. incognita, M. arenaria, and M. graminicola were found. The species specific primers were confirmed before morphological studies. By combining the morphology and morphometry of the females, males, and juveniles, this study provided useful references for classification of Meloidogyne on carrots in the future. Quantitative morphological studies reveal profound changes corresponding with the generation of morphological disparity at high taxonomic diversity. Especially, this study provided the first morphological and morphometric information of M. graminicola, that is known as aquatic root-knot nematodes, on carrots.

Keywords:
Root-knot nematodes, Meloidogyne, carrot, Vietnam, morphological, new records

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NGUYEN, T. D., NGUYEN, H. T., NOBLEZA, N., LE, T. M. L., & TRINH, Q. P. (2019). MORPHOLOGICAL DIVERSITY OF Meloidogyne spp. FROM CARROT (Daucus carota subsp. Sativus) IN VIETNAM. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 39(2), 44-54. Retrieved from http://mbimph.com/index.php/UPJOZ/article/view/1391
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