First record of<i> Xiphinema hunaniense</i> Wang & Wu, 1992 (Dorylaimida: Longidoridae) associated with tea <i>(Camellia sinensis</i> (L.) Kuntze) in Thanh Hoa, Vietnam


  • Le Thi Mai Linh Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources
  • Nguyen Huu Tien Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources
  • Nguyen Thi Duyen Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources
  • Trinh Quang Phap Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources



18S rDNA, 28S rDNA, molecular, phylogeny, taxonomy.


The dagger nematodes, Xiphinema spp., are migratory root-ectoparasitic nematodes that cause damage to a wide range of wild and cultivated plants over the world. In Vietnam, this nematode group has been studied mainly based on morphological characterizations. During a survey of pathogens associated with tea, a plant with many medicinal and therapeutic potentials, a population of Xiphinema hunaniense was recorded. This study provides the first morphological and molecular characterizations of Xiphinema hunaniense found on Tea in Vietnam. The 28S rDNA, and 18S rDNA phylogenetic trees of the genus Xiphinema are also provided. 18S rDNA sequence of X. hunaniense is also submitted to GenBank for the first time.



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Author Biography

Nguyen Huu Tien, Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources

Phòng Tuyến trùng học, Viện Sinh thái và Tài nguyên sinh vật.


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How to Cite

Linh, L. T. M., Tien, N. H., Duyen, N. T., & Phap, T. Q. (2021). First record of<i> Xiphinema hunaniense</i> Wang & Wu, 1992 (Dorylaimida: Longidoridae) associated with tea <i>(Camellia sinensis</i> (L.) Kuntze) in Thanh Hoa, Vietnam. Academia Journal of Biology, 43(1).




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