EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne ethiopica(MELGET)

Distribution details in Tanzania

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 962 (2013): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/004) : M. ethiopica was first described by Whitehead in 1968 from a single egg mass on a tomato crop near Mlalo in Lushoto district (Tanga region). Reported in 1969 by the same author on Acacia mearnsii, Brassica sp., Curcurbita sp., Capsicum frutescens, Nicotiana tabacum (tobacco), Solanum tuberosum (potato) and Vicia faba.
* Golden AM (1992) Large phasmids in the female of Meloidogyne ethiopica Whitehead. Fundamental and applied Nematology 15(2), 189-191.

* Lima EA, Mattos JK, Moita AW, Carneiro RG, Carneiro RMDG (2009) Host status of different crops for Meloidogyne ethiopica control. Tropical Plant Pathology 34, 152-157.

* Whitehead AG (1968) Taxonomy of Meloidogyne (Nematodea: Heteroderidae) with descriptions of four new species. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 31, 263-401.

* Whitehead AG (1969) The distribution of root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) in tropical Africa. Nematologica 15, 315-333.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Kenya Present, no details view...
Mozambique Present, no details view...