Journal of
Entomology and Nematology

  • Abbreviation: J. Entomol. Nematol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9855
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEN
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 130

Table of Content: May 2014; 6(4)

May 2014

Incidence of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) in black pepper in Karnataka

Black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) known as “King of Spices” is one of the important spice crops of India. It is affected by fungi, bacteria, phytoplasma, plant parasitic nematodes and phanerogamic parasites. Among plant parasitic nematodes, root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita is one of the important limiting factors in production and productivity of black pepper in various districts of Karnataka. Further,...

Author(s): H. Ravindra, Mukesh Sehgal, T. G. Manu, R.  Murali M. Latha and H. B. Narasimhamurthy