Exotic Pest Reporting
Jonathan D. Eisenback, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org
Corn cyst nematode
Corn cyst nematode (Heterodera zeae) is a nematode pest. It was first detected in Virginia in 1992.
This is a sedentary semi-endoparasite of roots of corn, barley, millet,oat , rice, sorghum, sugar cane and wheat.