Guava Root-Knot Nematode: Clemson Armed with $7Mln to Combat Pest

🕔Sep 18, 2019Clemson University researchers, led by nematologist Paula Agudelo, are armed with close to $7 million to design protocols for managing invasive guava root-knot nematodes. The funding comes from the United States Department […]

Tobacco: As We Reduce Planting, Out Competitors Expand

🕔Jan 28, 2019Fifty percent more tobacco farmers in Zimbabwe this year–Farmers have increased the area in flue-cured this year, and there is hope of surpassing last year’s record volume of 252 million kilograms. But it is […]

South Carolina Sweet Potatoes: New Pest in Darlington County Forces Quarantine

🕔Jan 9, 2019A new pest detected in two farm fields in Darlington County has resulted in a quarantine of South Carolina sweet potatoes by Louisiana and Mississippi. Guava root-knot nematode was detected […]

North Carolina Sweet Potatoes: Impacts of Guava Root Knot Nematode Quarantine

🕔Oct 12, 2018Meloidogyne enterolobii Internal Quarantine from NCDA On Friday, October 5, 2018, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released a press statement outlining a quarantine for the guava root […]

Louisiana: Most Destructive Nematode in the World Found in Parish

🕔Jul 27, 2018The guava root-knot nematode was recently identified in Morehouse Parish. It is considered the most destructive nematode in the world. The pest showed up in a shipment of seed potatoes from North Carolina, […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: New Nematode Could Threaten Crop

🕔Jan 11, 2018An LSU AgCenter researcher is trying to find out if an aggressive pest that has devastating effects on sweet potatoes has made its way into Louisiana. AgCenter nematologist Charles Overstreet […]

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