Meloidogyne incognita

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Biology

Meloidogyne incognita is an important plant parasite attacking the root of its host plant.

It does this by setting up a feeding location where it deforms the normal root cells and establishes giant cells. The roots become gnarled or nodulated, forming galls, hence the term "root-knot" nematode.


Genome Details

Sex Determination: gonochoristic

Haploid No. chromosomes: 21 (20 autosomes, XY)


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