eelworm


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roundworm

 [round´werm]
any member of the class nematoda, somewhat resembling common earthworms in appearance; many are found as parasites in humans or other animals. Those most frequently infecting humans include Ascaris lumbricoides (see ascariasis); Enterobius vermicularis (the pinworm; see enterobiasis); the hookworm (see hookworm disease); the filaria (see filariasis); and the trichina (see trichinosis).

eelworm

[ēl′werm]
a nematode, especially any of various small, free-living or plant parasitic roundworms.

eelworm

any plant-parasitic or free-living NEMATODE.
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Some varieties are said to have a bit of resistance to eelworm.
This is because of nutritional problems and most important of all potato eelworm.
It is a nematode, or parasitic eelworm, which occurs naturally.
ADRIENNE SAYS: These are classic symptoms of a stem and bulb eelworm attack.
ADRIENNE SAYS: They are infected with Narcissus Eelworm, The pests will already be in the soil and feed on every bulb nearby.
Soil that is infected with the spores of the disease known as Shanking and eelworm pests should not be used for five years.
Mr Fothergill's (01638 751887) has six to choose from, including Rocket, Kestrel and Maris Piper which are resistant to golden eelworm, blackleg and blight.
But the best way to banish them for good is to use a naturally-occurring microscopic eelworm which invades the grubs' bodies and kills them outright.
Scientists at Bayer CropScience from America, Europe and Asia are combating eelworms nermatodes that cause enormous harvest losses all over the world.
Just one acre of fertile ground can support about 8 million earthworms, 400 million potworms, and 80 billion eelworms or nematodes.
Xinhua said quarantine officials in the city of Anshan in the northeastern province of Liaoning detected the eelworms on May 28.
When you replant you will need a fresh site as many common strawberry viruses are transmitted by soil pests like eelworms.