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EENY-529: Citrus Nematode Tylenchulus semipenetrans (Cobb, 1913) (Nematoda: Secernentea: Tylenchida: Tylenchulidae: Tylenchulinae)

Figure 3. Cross section of citrus root infected with a female citrus nematode, Tylenchulus semipenetrans (Cobb, 1913). Note the female nematode (F) body protruding from the root while the head is embedded in the cortex and surrounded by nurse cells (NC).

Credit: Courtesy of N. Vovlas.