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

Survival of Pterotylenchus Cecidogenus Following Storage in Galls of Desmodium Ovalifolium, Desiccation and Exposure To High Osmotic Pressure

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 Nematologica
For more content, see Nematology.

Galls on Desmodium ovalifolium plants caused by Pterotylenchus cecidogenus were stored in either paper (low humidity) or sealed plastic (high humidity) bags at constant 10, 24, 30 or 35°C or at temperatures fluctuating between 18 and 22°C for 4 weeks. The total number of P. cecidogenus and of females subsequently extracted was reduced by increasing temperature, fluctuating temperature and high humidity. Isolated nematodes were very intolerant of desiccation. Motility of nematodes was diminished with increasing osmotic pressure and time of exposure when treated with solutions of 0, 0.1, 1.0 and 2.0 M NaCl for 6 or 24 hours. By using frequency distributions of body lengths it was shown that the fourth-stage juveniles were best able to survive desiccation and high temperature in plant galls and high osmotic pressure, followed by J3 with J2 and adult females having similar ability.

Affiliations: 1: Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Apartado Aéreo 6713, Cali, Colombia

Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/187529285x00535
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/187529285x00535
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/187529285x00535
1985-01-01
2016-12-04

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:
     
    Nematologica — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation