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Principal Component Analysis and Molecular Characterization of Reniform Nematode Populations in Alabama
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  • Journal title : The Plant Pathology Journal
  • Volume 32, Issue 2,  2016, pp.123-135
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Plant Pathology
  • DOI : 10.5423/PPJ.OA.09.2015.0194
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Principal Component Analysis and Molecular Characterization of Reniform Nematode Populations in Alabama
Nyaku, Seloame T.; Kantety, Ramesh V.; Cebert, Ernst; Lawrence, Kathy S.; Honger, Joseph O.; Sharma, Govind C.;
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U.S. cotton production is suffering from the yield loss caused by the reniform nematode (RN), Rotylenchulus reniformis. Management of this devastating pest is of utmost importance because, no upland cotton cultivar exhibits adequate resistance to RN. Nine populations of RN from distinct regions in Alabama and one population from Mississippi were studied and thirteen morphometric features were measured on 20 male and 20 female nematodes from each population. Highly correlated variables (positive) in female and male RN morphometric parameters were observed for body length (L) and distance of vulva from the lip region (V) (r
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