oat nematode


Definition of oat nematode

: an Old World plant-parasitic nematode (Heterodera major or Heterodera avenae) that is destructive to the roots of oats, barley, and several other cereals and that has become established in parts of Canada

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“Oat nematode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oat%20nematode. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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