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.