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Table 7 Host reaction, host resistance/ susceptibility and host category of three cowpea cultivars as affected by root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita infection

From: Differential responses of certain field pea and cowpea cultivars to root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita for commercial release

Cowpea CultivarsAverage total %Red. of plant growth and yieldAverage %Red. potentialHost reaction*Host resistance/susceptibilityHost category**
Kafr El-Sheikh17.986.5HAHSHS
  1. *20–50.9%Red. potential = moderately affected (MA); 51–100% = highly affected (HA).
  2. **HA+MS = susceptible (S); HA+HS = highly susceptible (HS). Red.= reduction