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Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kühn, 1857) (Stem Eelworm, Stem and Bulb Eelworm)

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Suggested Literature

Identification Works

anon., 2008 Potato rot nematodes (Ditylenchus species)
anon., 2008 Stem nematodes of bulbs (Ditylenchus dipsaci)

General Works

Goodey, J.B., 1951 A new species of hyphomycete attacking the Stem Eelworm Ditylenchus dipsaci.

Ditylenchus dipsaci may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
NEMATODA
(roundworms, eelworms or nematodes)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Ditylenchus dipsaci is associated with:

Plantago lanceolata - Ribwort, Ribwort Plantain (Lamiales: Plantaginaceae) causes gall of live leaf Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
Magnoliopsida - flowering plants infects and damages live Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [affects over 400 different genera worldwide]
Daucus carota - Carrot, Wild Carrot (Apiales: Apiaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, split leaf base Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Pastinaca sativa subsp. sativa var. hortensis - Parsnip (Apiales: Apiaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, split leaf base Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Helenium - sneezeweeds (Asterales: Asteraceae) infects and damages live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Lactuca sativa - Garden Lettuce (Asterales: Asteraceae) infects and damages live, swollen, stunted or malformed leaves Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Campanula - bellflowers (Asterales: Campanulaceae) infects and damages live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Aubrieta deltoidea - Aubretia (Brassicales: Brassicaceae) infects and damages live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Brassica napus subsp. rapifera - Swede (Brassicales: Brassicaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, stunted or malformed leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Spinacia oleracea - Spinach (Caryophyllales: Amaranthaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, stunted or malformed leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Gypsophila - gypsophilas (Caryophyllales: Caryophyllaceae) infects and damages live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Hydrangea - hydrangeas (Cornales: Hydrangeaceae) infects and damages live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Phlox - garden phloxes (Ericales: Polemoniaceae) infects and damages live, reduced leaf (upper) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [upper leaf blades reduced, becoming progressively more narrow and frilly.]
Phaseolus coccineus - Runner Bean (Fabales: Fabaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, blistered, brown stem Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Phaseolus coccineus - Runner Bean (Fabales: Fabaceae) infects and damages live, tightly bunched leaves Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Phaseolus vulgaris - French Bean (Fabales: Fabaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, blistered, brown stem Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Phaseolus vulgaris - French Bean (Fabales: Fabaceae) infects and damages live, tightly bunched leaves Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Pisum sativum - Garden Pea (Fabales: Fabaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, stunted or malformed leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Vicia faba - Broad Bean, Field Bean (Fabales: Fabaceae) infects and damages live, stunted, deformed plant Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Vicia faba - Broad Bean, Field Bean (Fabales: Fabaceae) infects and damages live, distorted pod Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Vicia faba - Broad Bean, Field Bean (Fabales: Fabaceae) infects and damages live, collapsing stem Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [causes red to black patches at the base of the stem]
Oenothera - evening-primroses (Myrtales: Onagraceae) infects and damages live, reduced leaf (upper) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [upper leaf blades reduced, becoming progressively more narrow and frilly.]
Fragaria - strawberries (Rosales: Rosaceae) infects and damages live, crinkled, crumpled, brittle leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Fragaria - strawberries (Rosales: Rosaceae) infects and damages live, thickened, often with brown core petiole Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Fragaria - strawberries (Rosales: Rosaceae) infects and damages live, thickened, often with brown core peduncle Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Heuchera - coral-bells (Saxifragales: Saxifragaceae) infects and damages live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Solanum tuberosum - Potato (Solanales: Solanaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, stunted or malformed leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Solanum tuberosum - Potato (Solanales: Solanaceae) infects and damages rotting tuber UK/Ireland anon., 2008a
Allium cepa - Onion (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, distorted leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [causes "Onion Bloat"]
Allium cepa var. aggregatum - Multiplier Onion, Shallot (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, distorted leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Allium porrum - Leek (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, distorted leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Allium sativum - Garlic (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, distorted leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Allium schoenoprasum - Chives (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae) infects and damages live, swollen, distorted leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Galanthus - snowdrops (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae) infects and damages live, distorted leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Galanthus - snowdrops (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae) infects and damages live, soft bulb anon., 2008b,
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [with discoloured brown rings of dead tissue in section]
Narcissus - daffodils and narcissi (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae) infects and damages live, distorted leaf UK/Ireland anon., 2008b [with pale swelling called "spikkels"],
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Narcissus - daffodils and narcissi (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae) infects and damages live, soft or necrotic bulb UK/Ireland anon., 2008a,
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [with discoloured brown rings of dead tissue in section]
Narcissus pseudonarcissus subsp. pseudonarcissus - Wild Daffodil (Asparagales: Amaryllidaceae) infects and damages live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [causes Spickel disease: small green or yellow bumps]
Galtonia - summer hyacinths (Asparagales: Asparagaceae) infects and damages live, soft bulb anon., 2008b
Hyacinthus orientalis - Hyacinth (Asparagales: Asparagaceae) infects and damages live, distorted leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Hyacinthus orientalis - Hyacinth (Asparagales: Asparagaceae) infects and damages live, soft bulb anon., 2008b,
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [with discoloured brown rings of dead tissue in section]
Muscari - grape hyacinths (Asparagales: Asparagaceae) infects and damages live, soft or necrotic bulb anon., 2008b
Ornithogalum - stars of Bethlehem (Asparagales: Asparagaceae) infects and damages live, soft or necrotic bulb anon., 2008b
Scilla - squills (Asparagales: Asparagaceae) infects and damages live, distorted leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Scilla - squills (Asparagales: Asparagaceae) infects and damages live, soft bulb anon., 2008b,
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [with discoloured brown rings of dead tissue in section]
Crocus - croci (Asparagales: Iridaceae) infects and damages live, soft bulb anon., 2008b
Iris - irises (Asparagales: Iridaceae) infects and damages live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Chionodoxa - glories of the snow (Liliales: Liliaceae) infects and damages live, soft bulb anon., 2008b
Tulipa - tulips (Liliales: Liliaceae) infects and damages live, longitudinally split leaf UK/Ireland anon., 2008b [with pale swelling called "spikkels"],
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Tulipa - tulips (Liliales: Liliaceae) infects and damages live, virescent petal UK/Ireland Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Tulipa - tulips (Liliales: Liliaceae) infects and damages live, bent peduncle UK/Ireland Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Tulipa - tulips (Liliales: Liliaceae) infects and damages live, soft bulb UK/Ireland Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [with discoloured brown rings of dead tissue in section]

Associated with Ditylenchus dipsaci:

Ditylenchus dipsaci may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
NEMATODA
(roundworms, eelworms or nematodes)

References

anon., 2008 Potato rot nematodes (Ditylenchus species)
anon., 2008 Stem nematodes of bulbs (Ditylenchus dipsaci)
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986 Provisional Keys to British Plant Galls
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