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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D2549-1

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Image Number D2549-1

A juvenile root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, penetrates a tomato root. Once inside, the juvenile, which also attacks cotton roots, causes a gall to form and robs the plant of nutrients.

 

Photo by William Wergin and Richard Sayre. Colorized by Stephen Ausmus.


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Last Modified: 6/22/2012
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