TITLE

Nematodes take big bite out of cotton

AUTHOR(S)
Hollis, Paul L.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;3/15/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the two species of nematodes, the reniform and the root-knot affecting the cotton industry in Alabama. The plague costs cotton growers 37 million dollars annually. The reniform worms causes damage more than the root-knot type of nematode. The root-knot worm is visible in sandy soils along with fusarium wilt. With this, the experts recommend rotating the cotton with peanuts to control the growth of root-knot worms.
ACCESSION #
20302679

 

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