Bursaphelenchus vallesianus isolated from a dead Scots pine, Pinus sylvestris, in the village of Bahçecik northeastern Turkey in an area managed by the Trabzon Regional Forestry Directorate is described and illustrated. The morphological characters match the original description. This is the first report of the species on pine wood in Turkey.
Bursaphelenchus vallesianus, Pinus sylvestris, Pine wood nematode, Morphology, Morphometrics
AKBULUT, SÜLEYMAN; ELEKÇİOĞLU, İ. HALİL; and KETEN, AKİF (2008) "First Record of Bursaphelenchus vallesianus Braasch, Schönfeld, Polomski, and Burgermeister in Turkey," Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry: Vol. 32: No. 4, Article 5. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/agriculture/vol32/iss4/5