This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Jason Woodward, Extension Plant Pathologist, Texas A&M University, Agrilife Extension.
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The most important step in nematode management is proper diagnosis and quantification of soil populations. Jason Woodward, Extension Plant Pathologist at Texas A & M University AgriLife Extension, says they are looking at the comparative efficacy of nematicides.
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Woodward says about forty percent of their irrigated acres are infested with root-knot nematodes. Many of those acres have reached their threshold and require some nematicide treatment.
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Woodward says they are looking forward to repeating these studies in additional years.