National Agricultural Pest Information System
Mediterranean Cereal Cyst Nematode
Mediterranean Cereal Cyst Nematode (Heterodera latipons) is a nematode pest.
Heterodera latipons is a significant plant parasitic nematode pest of cereal crops, such as barley wheat, and to a lesser extent, oats and rye This nematode occurs primarily in the Mediterranean. Heterodera latipons is not known to occur in the US.