Managing nematodes in sweet potatoes with resistance and nematicides
AuthorsPhilip A. Roberts
Robert W. Scheuerman
Authors AffiliationsPhilip A. Roberts is Nemotology Specialist, Cooperative Extension, and Assistant Nematologist, Department of Nematology, University of California, Riverside, stationed at UC Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier; Robert W. Scheuerman is Farm Advisor, Cooperative Extension, Merced County.
Hilgardia 38(3):26-27. DOI:10.3733/ca.v038n03p26. March 1984.
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Most of California's sweet potato production acreage is in the central San Joaquin Valley. The crop is grown primarily on sandy soils, in which root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) are commonly distributed and where they are most likely to cause loss of yield.
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