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EENY-542: Burrowing Nematode Radopholus similis (Cobb, 1893) Thorne, 1949 (Nematoda: Secernentea: Tylenchida: Pratylenchidae: Pratylenchinae)

Figure 2. Banana roots infected by Radopholus similis. Note dark lesions and necrotic roots induced by the nematode feeding and tunneling.

Credit: Robert Dunn, University of Florida, Entomology and Nematology Department (retired).