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Managing the nematode threat: Final report for project MT09067

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Hay, FS and Jones, SJ and Stirling, G and Ophelkeller, K and Walker, G and Collins, S and Cobon, J and Vanstone, V and Bulman, S and Shah, F and Griffin, D and Hall, B and Wilkinson, C, Managing the nematode threat: Final report for project MT09067, Horticulture Australia Ltd., Australia (2013) [Contract Report]


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Abstract

Plant parasitic nematodes are a major constraint to crop production globally. Root knot nematode (Meloidogyne spp.) in particular is considered amongst the most destructive of plant-parasitic nematodes in vegetable production. Root knot nematode is often controlled by fumigant or non-fumigant nematicides. However, there are now relatively few chemicals available to growers, and there is continual pressure on those that remain, as many have high mammalian toxicity and/or potential for environmental harm. One of the most commonly used nematicides (fenamiphos) in Australia has recently been reviewed by the APVMA and its use has been withdrawn on many crops. This project was initiated to develop options for growers to manage root knot nematode effectively, with, or without, the use of chemicals.

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Item Type:Contract Report
Keywords:Root knot nematode, potato, carrot
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Horticultural Production
Research Field:Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Objective Division:Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Objective Group:Horticultural Crops
Objective Field:Vegetables
Author:Hay, FS (Dr Frank Hay)
Author:Jones, SJ (Dr Suzie Jones)
ID Code:119134
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2017-07-26
Last Modified:2017-07-26
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