root knot


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root knot

[′rüt ‚nät]
(plant pathology)
Any of various plant diseases caused by root-knot nematodes which produce gall-like enlargements on the roots.
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Application of emulsifiable mixture of 1,3 Dichloropropene and chloropicrin against root knot nematode and soil fungi for green house tomato in Italy.
Fungus culture: All tested fungi were isolated from egg masses of root knot nematodes collected from twenty vegetable fields of tomato, eggplant, carrot and chili.
Roots attacked by root knot nematodes exhibit characteristic root galls, and infected plants grow poorly or even die because of poor nutrient intake and vascular dysfunction.
A broad characterization of the transcriptional profile of the compatible tomato response to the plant parasitic root knot nematode Meloidogyne javanica.
One day Farmer's work-shop in a PARB funded project, "Biological management of root knot nematodes on vegetables" was organized by Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) on 10th October 2012.
Root knot nematode was identified on the basis of perineal pattern female nematode.
The Welsh national stadium was affected by a type of nematode known as root knot, typically found in enclosed arenas - unlike its meadow-based cousin discovered at Chepstow - and it prompted the management to replace the entire pitch with new turf.