Author: M. Behdani , F.J. Afshar , M.R. Mirzaee
Publishing Date: 2017
Volume 35 Issue 2
A survey was conducted in March 2016, which showed nearly 80% of the common barberry (Berberis vulgaris L.) shrubs planted in Birjand (Ghattargaz region), South Khorasan province of Iran infected with root-knot nematode. On the basis of perineal pattern the nematode was identified as Meloidogyne javanica and is the first report on B. vulgaris in Iran.
Keywords: Berberis vulgaris, M. javanica, new record, Iran.