meadow nematode
noun Date: 1946 any of numerous plant-parasitic nematodes (especially genus Pratylenchus) that are destructive to plant roots

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  • meadow nematode — n. any of a number of roundworms (genus Pratylenchus), parasitic on the roots of various plants * * * …   Universalium

  • meadow nematode — n. any of a number of roundworms (genus Pratylenchus), parasitic on the roots of various plants …   English World dictionary

  • meadow nematode — noun : any of numerous plant parasitic nematode worms of Pratylenchus and related genera that were formerly considered to constitute a single variable species (P. pratensis) and that invade, migrate through, and multiply in the roots of various… …   Useful english dictionary

  • meadow eelworm — noun chiefly Britain : meadow nematode …   Useful english dictionary

  • root-knot nematode — noun also root knot eelworm : any of several small plant parasitic nematodes formerly regarded as varieties of a single species (Heterodera marioni) but now usually referred as separate species to the related genus Meloidogyne, invading roots of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • meadownematode — meadow nematode n. Any of various nematodes of the genus Pratylenchus that are parasitic on the roots of plants. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pratylenchus thornei — Taxobox name = Thorne s meadow nematode regnum = Animalia phylum = Nematoda classis = Adenophorea subclassis = Diplogasteria ordo = Tylenchida superfamilia = Tylenchoidea familia = Pratylenchidae subfamilia = Pratylenchinae genus = Pratylenchus… …   Wikipedia

  • Pratylenchus zeae — Corn root lesion nematode Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Nematoda Class: Adenophorea …   Wikipedia

  • Pratylenchus vulnus — Taxobox name = Pratylenchus vulnus regnum = Animalia phylum = Nematoda classis = Adenophorea subclassis = Diplogasteria ordo = Tylenchida superfamilia = Tylenchoidea familia = Pratylenchidae subfamilia = Pratylenchinae genus = Pratylenchus… …   Wikipedia

  • pratylenchus — ˌprād.əlˈeŋkəs, ˌprad. noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, blend of Latin pratum meadow and New Latin Tylenchus more at prairie : a genus of plant parasitic nematodes (family Tylenchidae) associated with root rots of various… …   Useful english dictionary

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