Rotylenchulus Reniformis

Rotylenchulus reniformis is a plant parasite nematode with a worldwide distribution in the tropical and subtropical regions. This nematode has a wide host range infecting plants in many species around the word. It belongs to the Family Hoplolaimidae; it was first observed on the roots of cowpea in Hawaii. The reniform nematode was described as new species in 1940 by Linford and Oliver after four years of investigations . It is called the reniform nematode because of the distinct kidney-shaped appearance of the mature female . R. reniformis is the only species of major economic importance to agriculture of the 10 Rotylenchulus species described .

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