Good root system helps cotton plant fend off nematodes

Roberson, Roy
April 2010
Southeast Farm Press;4/14/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the management of thrips and nematodes from cotton plants in the Southern States through a cotton root system. It reveals that correlation of thrips to the development of cotton's root. According to Phillip Roberts, an entomologist at the University of Georgia Extension, a consistent response on at-plant insecticides has been observed on thrips and nematode. In addition, he shows that Temik insecticide provides better thrips control than seed treatment.


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