EPPO Global Database

Meloidogyne graminicola(MELGGC)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Oryza sativa (ORYSA) Major host
* Tian ZL, Maria M, Barsalote EM, Castillo P, Zheng JW (2018) Morphological and molecular characterization of the rice root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne graminicola, Golden and Birchfeild, 1965 occurring in Zhejiang, China. Journal of integrative agriculture, 17(12), 2724-2733.
Triticum aestivum (TRZAX) Major host
Ageratum conyzoides (AGECO) Wild/Weed
Alisma plantago-aquatica (ALSPA) Wild/Weed
Alopecurus (1ALOG) Wild/Weed
Alopecurus carolinianus (ALOCA) Wild/Weed
Amaranthus spinosus (AMASP) Wild/Weed
Amaranthus viridis (AMAVI) Wild/Weed
Andropogon (1ANOG) Wild/Weed
Blumea (1BLUG) Wild/Weed
Centella asiatica (CLLAS) Wild/Weed
Commelina benghalensis (COMBE) Wild/Weed
Cyanthillium cinereum (VENCI) Wild/Weed
Cynodon dactylon (CYNDA) Wild/Weed
Cyperus difformis (CYPDI) Wild/Weed
Cyperus esculentus (CYPES) Wild/Weed
* de Lourdes Mendes M, Dickson DW, Crow WT (2020) Yellow and purple nutsedge and coffee senna as hosts of common plant nematodes in Florida. .Journal of Nematology, 52, 1-9.doi:10.21307/jofnem-2020-094.
------- confirmed host in experiments
Cyperus imbricatus (CYPIM) Wild/Weed
Cyperus iria (CYPIR) Wild/Weed
Cyperus pilosus (CYPPI) Wild/Weed
Cyperus procerus (CYPPR) Wild/Weed
Cyperus pseudokyllingioides (CUOCY) Wild/Weed
Cyperus pulcherrimus (CYPPU) Wild/Weed
Cyperus rotundus (CYPRO) Wild/Weed
* Bellé C, Kaspary TE, Rubin Balardin R, Antoniolli ZI (2019) Detection of Meloidogyne graminicola parasitising Cyperus rotundus in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 14(2). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13314-018-0333-2
------- On Cyperus rotundus in the municipality of Santa Maria (Rio Grande do Sul), Brazil.

* de Lourdes Mendes M, Dickson DW, Crow WT (2020) Yellow and purple nutsedge and coffee senna as hosts of common plant nematodes in Florida. .Journal of Nematology, 52(i_current), 1-9.doi:10.21307/jofnem-2020-094.
------- confirmed host in experiments
Desmodium triflorum (DEDTR) Wild/Weed
Digitaria filiformis (DIGFI) Wild/Weed
Digitaria longiflora (DIGLO) Wild/Weed
Digitaria sanguinalis (DIGSA) Wild/Weed
Echinochloa colonum (ECHCO) Wild/Weed
Echinochloa crus-galli (ECHCG) Wild/Weed
Eclipta prostrata (ECLAL) Wild/Weed
Eleusine indica (ELEIN) Wild/Weed
Eragrostis tenella (ERAAM) Wild/Weed
Euphorbia hirta (EPHHI) Wild/Weed
Fimbristylis complanata (FIMCO) Wild/Weed
Fimbristylis dichotoma (FIMDI) Wild/Weed
Fimbristylis littoralis (FIMLI) Wild/Weed
Fuirena ciliaris (FUICI) Wild/Weed
Gamochaeta falcata (GNAFA) Wild/Weed
Gamochaeta purpurea (GNAPU) Wild/Weed
Grangea ceruanoides (GRACE) Wild/Weed
Hedyotis diffusa (HYODI) Wild/Weed
Herminium (1HRXG) Wild/Weed
Heteranthera reniformis (HETRE) Wild/Weed
Imperata cylindrica (IMPCY) Wild/Weed
Ischaemum rugosum (ISCRU) Wild/Weed
Juncus microcephalus (IUNMI) Wild/Weed
* Bellé C, dos Santos PS, Kaspary TE (2021) First report of rice root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne graminicola, infecting Juncus microcephalus in Brazil. Journal of Nematology 53, 1-7. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/jofnem-2021-031
------- confirmed host.
Kyllinga brevifolia (KYLBR) Wild/Weed
Leersia hexandra (LERHE) Wild/Weed
Leucas lavandulifolia (LEVLA) Wild/Weed
Lindernia (1LIDG) Wild/Weed
Ludwigia (1LUDG) Wild/Weed
Murdannia keisak (ANEKE) Wild/Weed
Murdannia nudiflora (MUDNU) Wild/Weed
Oxalis corniculata (OXACO) Wild/Weed
Panicum (1PANG) Wild/Weed
Panicum dichotomiflorum (PANDI) Wild/Weed
Panicum flexuosum (PANSU) Wild/Weed
Panicum repens (PANRE) Wild/Weed
Paspalum scrobiculatum (PASSC) Wild/Weed
Pennisetum pedicellatum (PESPE) Wild/Weed
Phyllanthus urinaria (PYLUR) Wild/Weed
Pontederia vaginalis (MOOVA) Wild/Weed
Ranunculus (1RANG) Wild/Weed
Ranunculus pusillus (RANPU) Wild/Weed
Rungia parviflora (RNGPA) Wild/Weed
Sacciolepis indica (SAEIN) Wild/Weed
Schoenoplectiella articulata (SCPAR) Wild/Weed
Scoparia dulcis (SCFDU) Wild/Weed
Solanum nigrum (SOLNI) Wild/Weed
Solanum sisymbriifolium (SOLSI) Wild/Weed
Spermacoce articularis (BOIAR) Wild/Weed
Sphaeranthus (1SPSG) Wild/Weed
Sphaeranthus senegalensis (SPSSE) Wild/Weed
Sphenoclea zeylanica (SPDZE) Wild/Weed
Urena lobata (URNLO) Wild/Weed
Urochloa mutica (PANPU) Wild/Weed
Urochloa ramosa (PANRA) Wild/Weed
Abelmoschus esculentus (ABMES) Host
Allium cepa (ALLCE) Host
Allium fistulosum (ALLFI) Host
* Zhao HH, Liu WZ, Liang C, Duan YX (2001) Meloidogyne graminicola, a new record species from China. Acta Phytopathologica Sinica, 31(2), 184-188. (in Chinese) 
Allium tuberosum (ALLTU) Host
* Chen JW, Chen SY, Ning XL, Shi CH, Cheng X, Xiao S, Liu GK (2019) First report of Meloidogyne graminicola infecting Chinese chive in China. Plant Disease 103(11), p 2967.
------- In commercial fields in Xianyou county, Fujian province, China.
Avena sativa (AVESA) Host
Beta vulgaris (BEAVX) Host
Brassica juncea (BRSJU) Host
Brassica oleracea (BRSOX) Host
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis (BRSOB) Host
Capsicum annuum (CPSAN) Host
Catharanthus roseus (CTURO) Host
Colocasia esculenta (CXSES) Host
Corchorus capsularis (CRGCA) Host
Coriandrum sativum (CORSA) Host
Cucumis sativus (CUMSA) Host
Cymbopogon citratus (CYGCI) Host
Cyperus odoratus (CYPFE) Host
Eleusine coracana (ELECO) Host
Fimbristylis dichotoma var. pluristriata (FIMDP) Host
Glycine max (GLXMA) Host
Hordeum vulgare (HORVX) Host
* Bellé C, Balardin RR, Dalla Nora D, Schmitt J, Gabriel M, Ramos RF, Antoniolli ZI (2019) First report of Meloidogyne graminicola (Nematoda: Meloidogynidae) on barley (Hordeum vulgare) in Brazil. Plant Disease 103(5), p 1045.
------- In Santa Maria county, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Confirmed host.
Impatiens balsamina (IPABA) Host
Kyllinga gracillima (KYLGR) Host
Lactuca sativa (LACSA) Host
Ludwigia adscendens (LUDAC) Host
Musa acuminata (MUBAC) Host
* Zhou X, Liu GK, Xiao S, Zhang SS (2015) First report of Meloidogyne graminicola infecting banana in China. Plant Disease 99(3), 420-421.
Oplismenus compositus (OPLCO) Host
Panicum miliaceum (PANMI) Host
Pennisetum glaucum (PESGL) Host
Petunia sp. (PEUSS) Host
Phaseolus vulgaris (PHSVX) Host
Phlox drummondii (POXDR) Host
Pisum sativum (PIBSX) Host
Poa annua (POAAN) Host
Portulaca oleracea (POROL) Host
Saccharum officinarum (SACOF) Host
Setaria italica (SETIT) Host
Solanum lycopersicum (LYPES) Host
Solanum melongena (SOLME) Host
Solanum tuberosum (SOLTU) Host
Sorghum bicolor (SORVU) Host
Spinacia oleracea (SPQOL) Host
Stellaria media (STEME) Host
Vicia faba (VICFX) Host
Vigna mungo (PHSMU) Host
Vigna radiata (PHSAU) Host
Vigna unguiculata (VIGSI) Host
Zea mays (ZEAMX) Host