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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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Eelworms are tiny, threadlike roundworms that live as parasites inside plants, sometimes causing huge losses to farmers.
Since cyst eelworms can also affect tomatoes, which belong to the same plant family, don't plant tomatoes, either, on that patch of ground.
Lift and store daffodil and tulip bulbs - discard any soft bulbs along with any infested with eelworms and bulb fly grubs.
Marigolds, when planted around tomatoes release a chemical into the soil, which deters Eelworms.
A ADRIENNE SAYS It's more than likely your bulbs are being destroyed by microscopic narcissus eelworms, which, if left unchecked, will tend to get worse year after year.
You can get rid of the pest with microscopic eelworms which get inside the grubs and release bacteria which kills them.
The most important breakthrough in biological control for the garden also involves bacteria - those carried inside microscopic, soil-inhabiting eelworms or nematodes.