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

Pathogenicity of two Pratylenchus coffeae populations from Brazil on coffee plants

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

For more content, see Nematologica.

There is limited information on the influence of Pratylenchus coffeae on the growth and development of coffee plants, in spite of the widespread occurrence of this nematode in coffee plantations. In addition, populations of P. coffeae vary in morphological and molecular features, as well as reproductive fitness and pathological potential. The objective of the present study was to compare the pathogenicity of two Brazilian P. coffeae populations, K5 from Coffea arabica roots and M2 from Aglaonema sp. roots, in terms of their influence on the plant growth and photosynthesis of Arabian coffee (C. arabica). Five experiments were conducted in controlled conditions, and the results demonstrated that K5 is pathogenic on coffee, as it can reproduce and causes obvious damage on the plant. Moreover K5 proved to be very virulent on Arabian coffee, considering its effects on seedling mortality, plant growth and photosynthesis. By contrast, M2 was considered to be of low virulence, or even non-pathogenic, on coffee because it failed to reproduce. Thus, the results indicate that K5 and M2 may be distinct species, supporting the hypothesis of previous authors.

Affiliations: 1: Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz", Universidade de São Paulo, CP 9, 13418-900 Piracicaba, Brazil; 2: Laboratório de Nematologia, Instituto Biológico, CP 70, 13001-970 Campinas, Brazil; 3: Departamento de Fisiologia Vegetal, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, CP 6109, 13083-970 Campinas, Brazil

Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/156854107782331144
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/156854107782331144
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/156854107782331144
2007-11-01
2016-12-09

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