The Root-Knot Nematode and Infected Plants (image) Kumamoto University Share Print E-Mail Caption Top: Meloidogyne incognita (aka the southern root-knot nematode) used in the discovery of nematode manipulation of plant stem cells. Bottom left: Dying cucumber plants due to root-knot nematode infection. Bottom right: Galls on the infected root caused by nematodes. Credit Professor Shinichiro Sawa Usage Restrictions This image may only be used in conjunction with the accompanying release, or stories written about the work described in the release with reference to the original work. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.