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Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University,

Stubby-root nematode

Paratrichodorus allius

Stubby-root nematode (Paratrichodorus allius) is a nematode pest of potatos.

The stubby root nematode, Paratrichodorus allius, is important to the potato industry in the Pacific Northwest of USA, because it vectors Tobacco rattle virus, TRV, the causal agent of corky ringspot disease.

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