Nematodes in pistachio orchards
AuthorsMichael V. McKenry
Joseph O. Kretsch
Authors AffiliationsMichael V. McKenry is Associate Nematologist, Department of Nematology, University of California, Riverside, stationed at Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier; Joseph O. Kretsch is Staff Research Associate, Department of Nematology, University of California, Riverside, stationed at Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier.
Hilgardia 38(11):21-21. DOI:10.3733/ca.v038n11p21. November 1984.
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During the 1940s a U.S. Department of Agriculture selection program for rootstocks of pistachio (Pistacia spp.) included those with resistance to the root knot nematodes Meloidogyne spp. From the early 1960s until 1975, pistachio acreage in California increased from less than 650 to more than 32,000 acres.
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