Carolinas Tobacco, Sweet Potatoes: Aggressive Nematodes – New Research

🕔Dec 5, 2018The Carolinas’ wet 2018 growing season presented tobacco and sweet potato growers with many challenges. Among those was achieving control of a relatively new species of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne enterolobii. […]

Florida Cotton, Peanuts: On-Farm Nematicide Trial Prelim. Results

🕔May 28, 2018Plant-parasitic nematodes are a major pest for cotton and peanut in the Southeast. New or re-introduced non-fumigant nematicides, applied as a liquid or granular formulation, have become available in the […]

Florida Cotton, Peanuts: More Nematicide Options in 2018

🕔Jan 29, 2018Nematicide application, along with crop rotation and use of resistant cultivars, is a key tool for nematode management.  To that end, the number of nematicides/insecticides available to Florida cotton and […]

Monsanto Gains EPA Nod For New Nematicide Product

🕔May 1, 2017Monsanto Company announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued registration for tioxazafen, a nematicide branded as NemaStrike Technology. This approval will make the product available to farmers […]

Florida Corn: Is It Cost-Effective to Apply Nematicides to Field Corn?

🕔Feb 3, 2017Plant-parasitic nematodes, including sting, root-knot (RKN), and stubby-root nematodes among others can cause significant damage to Florida field corn. Nematicide application is a common management practice for nematodes, but is […]

South Carolina Cotton: No Counter 20G Leaves Growers with a Nematode Problem

🕔Apr 29, 2015A federal decision on the use of a nematicide will leave South Carolina cotton producers scrambling to find a replacement. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week rejected requests from […]

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