Ecology of the mycophagous nematodeAphelenchus avenae in wheat-field and pine-forest soils
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- Walker, G.E. Plant Soil (1984) 78: 417. doi:10.1007/BF02450375
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The soils of a wheat-field and pine-forest had different mycofloras and supported different populations ofAphelenchus avenae, a mycophagous nematode. The abundance ofA. avenae was correlated with the composition of the mycoflora in these soils; the greater abundance ofA. avenae in wheat-field soil being associated with a more diverse mycoflora.