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The genus Xiphinema in South Africa. XXVI. New information on X. bolandium, with description of the four juvenile stages (Nematoda: Longidoridae)

J. Heyns
Koedoe | Vol 44, No 2 | a174 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v44i2.174 | © 2001 J. Heyns | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 30 June 2001 | Published: 01 July 2001

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J. Heyns, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa

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A population of Xiphinema bolandium from the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area in the Eastern Cape Province was studied, and the four juvenile stages described and figured for the first time. New distribution records are listed from several localities in the Western Cape Province, mostly from vineyards and peach orchards, as well as from fynbos.


Nematoda, Xiphinema bolandium, juvenile stages, morphology, distribution.


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