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 […]

Tennessee: What’s the Difference Between Nematodes?

🕔Oct 5, 2018Sustainable and economically sound agricultural production must include optimizing pest management and the first step in doing so is identifying pests – namely nematodes, as discussed here. This article gives […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Protect Crops from Nematodes in Old Cotton Fields

🕔Aug 6, 2018Thousands of acres of soybeans in eastern Arkansas are under attack from a tiny pest against which they have little or no natural defenses, said John Rupe, professor of plant […]

Alabama Corn: April Showers Bring Nematode Problems

🕔May 23, 2018Gardeners say ‘April showers bring May flowers.’ While these shower may bring flower for gardeners, it can cause problems for corn producers. In corn fields, wet weather in April is […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Variety Tolerance Test Against Root-Knot Nematodes

🕔Nov 22, 2017The southern root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) is the most important yield-limiting plant-pathogenic nematode that affects soybean production in the mid-South.  It is found in nearly all soybean producing counties in […]

North Carolina Sweet Potatoes: Alert Issued on Emergent Nematode

🕔May 24, 2017This month Dr. Weimin Ye, nematode assay section chief at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) issued an alert warning sweetpotato growers about an emergent nematode that could […]

Cotton: 200 Growers to Evaluate 12 New Deltapine Varieties for 2018

🕔Apr 13, 2017The Deltapine New Product Evaluator Program kicks off its 10th season this spring with nearly 200 growers evaluating pre-commercial variety candidates for the Class of 18.   The Class of […]

Alabama: Corn Nematodes, Silent Thieves

🕔Mar 28, 2017Field and sweet corn are good hosts for the southern or cotton root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita Race 3). This is the same root-knot nematode that has plagued Alabama cotton and […]

Alabama Corn: Nematodes Are Silent Yield Thieves

🕔Mar 8, 2017Corn nematodes in Alabama are a problem many growers are not aware of. The nematodes feed on roots, and cause symptoms similar to those of soil fertility disorders. Alabama Cooperative […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Crop Mostly Cut-Out; 4 Priorities for Coming Weeks

🕔Aug 25, 2016Cotton is mostly all hard-cut out with only an occasional bloom in the top node. The range of cotton fields though still has some acres with 4 nodes above white […]

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