Exotic Pest Reporting
Jonathan D. Eisenback, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org
Pea cyst nematode
Pea cyst nematode (Heterodera goettingiana) is a nematode pest of Pea, bean, and vetch. It is a native of Europe and Russia and was first detected in Washington in 1993.
This nematode causes reduced root growth, water stress, suppression of nitrogen-fixing nodules,and yellow foliage.