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Meloidogyne arenaria

BioProject PRJEB8714 | Data Source INRA | Taxonomy ID 6304

About Meloidogyne arenaria

The peanut root knot nematode, M. arenaria , is a plant pathogenic nematode, causing significant damage to crops of peanut, vegetables, grasses, fruit ornamentals and tobacco in the Southern United States.

There are 2 alternative genome projects for Meloidogyne arenaria available in WormBase ParaSite: PRJNA340324 PRJNA438575

Genome Assembly & Annotation


The assembly was sequenced as described in Blanc-Mathieu et al. (2017).


The annotation was submitted directly to WormBase.

Key Publications



Assembly Statistics

AssemblyASM90000398v1, GCA_900003985.1
Database VersionWBPS18
Genome Size258,067,405
Data SourceINRA
Annotation Version2018-05-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes101,269
Non coding genes1,731
Small non coding genes1,731
Gene transcripts103,000

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