The ring nematode is a parasitic plant nematode (as opposed to flea or human nematodes)that plays a role in the development of PTSL (peach tree short life) a peach tree disease.
PTSL is also called bacterial canker or bacterial blast. It also affects other stone fruits and almonds causing balls of amber colored gum to form on the bark.
A severe infection may kill the trees.
Ring nematodes make trees vulnerable to peach tree short life disease.
The main way that orchardists control these plant nematodes is by fumigating the orchard before planting the trees.
Other plants this nematode species likes to feed on include peppermint and carnations. The feeding of the worms stunts the top growth of
but doesn't seem to do much harm to mint crops.
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