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Jonathan D. Eisenback, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,
Corn cyst nematode
Heterodera zeae

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.

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