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Parana coffee root-knot nematode
Meloidogyne paranaensis

Parana coffee root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne paranaensis) is a nematode pest.

Meloidogyne paranaensis is one of several significant Meloidogyne species that parasitize coffee in Brazil. Meloidogyne paranaensis is not known to occur in the United States though it has been shown to reproduce on experimental hosts of economic importance such as tobacco, tomato and watermelon.