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Rice stem nematode

Ditylenchus angustus

Rice stem nematode (Ditylenchus angustus) is a nematode pest of rice. It is a native of Asia.

D. angustus is an above ground pest of rice. It develops and reproduces in the leaf sheath and stalk causing dark lesions, leaf distortion and seed abortion.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet.
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