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Tag: nematodes

Quali-Pro to rerelease its Nimitz Pro G granular nematicide

July 5, 2023 By
According to the company, it increases root quality, turf quality, color, leaf density and sod tensile strength and is backed by university testing. ...

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Some bacterial strains can potentially reduce the population density of root-knot nematodes and enhance turfgrass root growth. (Graphic: Will Groover, Ph.D.)

A novel management strategy for root-knot nematodes

March 6, 2023 By
Meloidogyne spp., root-knot nematodes, are among turfgrass’s most economically-important plant-parasitic nematodes in the U.S. ...

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Photomicrographs of Pasteuria usage attached to sting nematode (Belonolaimus longicaudatus): A) male sting nematode with >30 spores, B) close-up of the spore-encumbered head region, C) close-up of attached spores, D) close-up of attached spore showing microfiber surface coating, and E) close-up of spent spore where the top of outer spore coat has become dislodged. (Photo: Journal of Nematology 33(4):227-238)

Off the record: USGA nematode control research leads to a new discovery

March 2, 2023 By
Mike Kenna, Ph.D., explains the challenges the USGA faced in researching alternative control for nematodes and what it discovered. ...

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Scientists from the University of Florida are researching cost-effective control techniques for nematodes and fungal diseases. (Photo courtesy Marco Schiavon)

Research looks for cost-effective methods to manage nematodes, fungal diseases

December 7, 2022 By
Researchers from the University of Florida look to defeat sting and root-knot nematodes, major pests of turfgrass in South, with economical measures. ...

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A look at the combination of Divanem and Excalibur on June 4 after two applications. (photo by: Bruce Martin, Ph.D.)

Experts study how to stop nematodes in their tracks

March 3, 2022 By
Experts explain how a combination of a soil surfactant and nematicide helped ward off nematodes in bermudagrass test plots. ...

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Adult female sting nematode (Photo: Bruce Martin)

Sting nematode distribution in putting green root zones

June 8, 2021 By
Jim Kerns, Ph.D., and his graduate student Glen Galle observed sting nematodes’ annual behavior to improve chemical application timing. ...

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