Two new species of soil nematodes from Manipur, India
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Survey for soil nematodes associated with mulberry plants in valley districts of Manipur revealed the presence of two new species of soil nematodes of the genus Tylenchus sp. and Telotylenchus sp. The two new species are described and illustrated here.
KeywordsManipur Nematode Biodiversity New species
The authors are thankful to the Head, Department of Life Sciences, Manipur University, Canchipur–795003, Manipur for providing necessary laboratory facilities and UGC for the financial support given to the first author in the form of departmental fellowship.
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