Root?knot nematode disease of chickpea in Nepal uri icon


  • The root-knot nematode disease of chickpea (Cicer arietinum) caused by Meloidogyne spp. was found to be widespread in the Tarai region of Nepal. The disease was moderate to severe in Bhairahawa, Gadari, Gopalkoti, and Rampur. In Nawalpur, Nepalganj and Parwanipur, the disease incidence was low. Leucas aspera, a common weed in chickpea fields, was found to harbour the root-knot nematode

publication date

  • 1990