Variation in in vitro hatch of potato cyst nematodes in response to different potato cultivars inoculated with isolates of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.
Study of responses of in vitro hatched potato cyst nematodes to different potato cultivars inoculated with isolates of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.
Year of Publication2011
Six potato (Solanum tuberosum) cultivars (Home Guard, Bintje, British Queen, Maris Piper, Pentland Dell and Saturna) were inoculated with Vaminoc (a commercial mixture of three selected arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal (AMF) isolates) and with two of the individual AMF isolates present in Vaminoc, Glomus intraradices (BioRize BB-E) and Glomus mosseae (isolate BEG 12). Root length colonisation by AMF at 6 weeks after shoot emergence ranged from 49 to 54%, with Vaminoc exhibiting the highest percentage. In comparison with control plants, AMF-inoculated plants accelerated the in vitro hatch (21% mean increase) of the potato cyst nematode (PCN) species Globodera pallida (but not of G. rostochiensis) in potato root leachate collected 3 weeks after shoot emergence. The effects of mycorrhization on PCN hatch were broadly similar across the six potato cultivars. This consistency supports the potential use of AMF inoculation of potato plants as part of an integrated pest management strategy for G. pallida.Citation
Deliopoulos, T.; Jones, P. W.; Haydock, P. P. J. (2011) "Variation in in vitro hatch of potato cyst nematodes in response to different potato cultivars inoculated with isolates of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi."Nematology 13 (6) pp 661-672
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops > Potatoes
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops > Pest & disease control
Additional keywords/tagsvaminocroot colonisationpotato root leachateglomus intraradicesglobodera rostochiensisglobodera pallidaglomus mosseae
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