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Nematicides improve sugar beet yields


Demetrios G. Kontaxis
Ivan J. Thomason
Will Crites
Harold Lembright
Robert W. Hagemann

Authors Affiliations

Demetrios G. Kontaxis is Farm Advisor (Plant Pathology-Nematology), Cooperative Extension, Imperial County (Court House, El Centro, California 92243); Ivan J. Thomason is Assistant Director of Cooperative Extension and Professor, Department of Nematology, University of California, Riverside; Will Crites is Market/Development Specialist, Agricultural Chemicals, Shell Chemical Company, Walnut Creek, California; Harold Lembright is Field Research and Development Specialist, Dow Chemical Company, Walnut Creek; Robert W. Hagemann is Farm Advisor (Agronomy), Cooperative Extension, Imperial County.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 31(4):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n04p10. April 1977.

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Nematicides dramatically increased yields but not enough to justify costs at current sugar prices.

Kontaxis D, Thomason I, Crites W, Lembright H, Hagemann R. 1977. Nematicides improve sugar beet yields. Hilgardia 31(4):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n04p10
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