EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 07 - 1994 Num. article: 1994/133

New host plants for Aphelenchoides besseyi

In 1989-90, Aphelenchoides besseyi (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) has been found on orchids, Phalaenopsis and Cattleya sp., imported from Taiwan to Shanghai (China). These species are reported for the first time as host plants of A. besseyi.


Zhou, G.L. (1992) Identification of plant parasitic nematodes on Taiwan orchids.
Acta Phytopathologica Sinica 22 (3), 235-239.