golden nematode
noun Date: 1946 a small yellowish nematode worm (Globodera rostochiensis syn. Heterodera rostochiensis) probably of South American origin that is a pest of solanaceous crops and especially potatoes

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  • golden nematode — noun : a small yellowish Old World nematode worm (Heterodera rostochiensis) established locally as a serious pest of potatoes in eastern No. America * * * a yellowish nematode, Heterodera rostochiensis, that is parasitic on the roots of potatoes …   Useful english dictionary

  • golden nematode — a yellowish nematode, Heterodera rostochiensis, that is parasitic on the roots of potatoes, tomatoes, and other solanaceous plants. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

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