Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Additional notes on the morphology of Meloidogyne spartinae (Nematoda: Meloidogynidae)

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of Nematology
For more content, see Nematologica.

Females, males and second-stage juveniles of Meloidogyne spartinae were examined by light and scanning electron microscopy. The morphology of M. spartinae is very typical of the genus for most characters in general. However, as expected, some minor differences occur, particularly in the shape of the head, stylet and tail, and morphometrics of several characters. It is not clear at present how the karyotype of seven chromosomes in M. spartinae is related to the 13-18 chromosomes of other apparently related Meloidogyne species. The M. spartinae karyotype may represent an ancestral form from which the other species have evolved, possibly as polyploid-aneuploids. More studies are needed to clarify this point. However, M. spartinae is remarkably similar in morphology to other species and is justly placed within the genus Meloidogyne.

Affiliations: 1: Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology and Weed Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA; 2: Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA

Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/156854101317020222
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/156854101317020222
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/156854101317020222
2001-09-01
2016-12-08

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Nematology — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation