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Wheat and Grain Sorghum Varietal Reaction to Meloidogyne incognita and Rotylenchulus reniformis . Wray Birchfield, Research Plant Pathologist, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803. Plant Dis. 67:41-42. Accepted for publication 10 May 1982. This article is in the public domain and not copyrightable. It may be freely reprinted with customary crediting of the source. The American Phytopathological Society, 1983. DOI: 10.1094/PD-67-41.

Wheat varieties Arthur 71, Coker 747, Coker 6815, Delta Queen, Double Crop, Florida 301, McNair 1813, McNair 1003, and Southern Belle were resistant to the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita. Sorghum varieties Funk G 421, Funk G 499 BR, Funk G 516 BR, Funk G 522 A, Funk G 522 BR, Funk G 550, Funk G 611, Funk G 623, and DeKalb D 55 were susceptible to M. incognita. All wheat and sorghum varieties tested were nonhosts of the reniform nematode, Rotylenchulus reniformis.