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Managing nematodes in sweet potatoes with resistance and nematicides


Philip A. Roberts
Robert W. Scheuerman

Authors Affiliations

Philip 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.

Publication Information

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.

Roberts P, Scheuerman R. 1984. Managing nematodes in sweet potatoes with resistance and nematicides. Hilgardia 38(3):26-27. DOI:10.3733/ca.v038n03p26
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