Fery says he expects to release next year a new line of bell peppers that are resistant to root knot
The southern root knot
nematode damages plant roots, cutting yields by up to 50 percent and killing a plant under extreme conditions, says Philip D.
Rahman ML, Miah SA (1993) Effect of organic and inorganic soil amendment on root knot
nematode (Meloidogyne graminicola) in deepwater rice.
It also protects soybeans from nematodes, such as reniform, root knot
and soybean cyst (SCN).
Sixty days after inoculation the plants were uprooted and root gall indices were determined by the Taylor and Sasser, 1978 root knot
index on a scale 0-4, where 0=no infection or root galling, l=slight infection (1%-25%), 2=moderate infection (26%-50%), 3=severe infection (51%-75%) and 4=very severe infection (76%-100%) .
Keith Ottesen, clerk of the course at Chepstow, said yesterday: "We are repairing several small, isolated areas by hand, raking out the areas of turf affected by the root knot
In Georgia, at least one species of the root knot
nematode is found in 25% of peanut fields (Motsinger et al.
An investigation by independent consultants has now confirmed the turf has been affected by Root Knot
And the experts confirmed the pitch has been affected by a condition called Root Knot
Nematodes which causes gradual deterioration of the grass quality.
nematodes have been found in the turf which has affected the quality of some parts of the pitch, and it has now been decided to relay the grass ahead of Wales' autumn Test series opener against world champions South Africa on November 8.
Siddiqui et al (17) observed the production of HCN by Pseudomonas fluorescens strain CHAO as an antagonistic factor that contributes to biocontrol of Meloidogyne javanica a root knot
nematode, in situ and suppression of galling in tomato.
The past decade has seen emergence of aggressive root knot
nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.