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Nematodes Publications & Resources

Alfalfa Nematodes in Idaho > PDF
This publication offers information for the alfalfa grower on various parasitic nematodes that affect their crops. It covers the distribution, life cycle, symptoms, impact, and management strategies f . . . . . more details

Cereal Cyst Nematodes: Biology and Management in Pacific Northwest Wheat, Barley, and Oat Crops > PDF
Cereal cyst nematodes reduce yields of wheat, barley, and oats in the Pacific Northwest states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. It is estimated that these pests reduce wheat profitability in these st . . . . . more details

Cleaning and Disinfecting Potato Equipment and Storage Facilities > PDF
One important step in preventing the spread of potato diseases from field to field is the careful cleaning of equipment used in potato fields and by the effective cleaning of storage facilities before . . . . . more details

Economic and Environmental Impact of Nematode Research and Extension Program on the Idaho Agricultural Industry > PDF
This publication outlines the beneficial environmental and economic impact of nematode research on the Idaho agricultural industry. It has information on the historical perspective of research, variou . . . . . more details

Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Pacific Northwest Vineyards
To produce high-quality wine and juice grapes, effective pest management is essential. The second edition of Field Guide for Integrated Pest Management in Pacific Northwest Vineyards addresse . . . . . more details

Nematodes Associated with Onion in Idaho and Eastern Oregon > HTML
The most common nematodes on onion in Idaho and eastern Oregon are root-lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus spp.), root-knot nematode (Meloidognye hapla), stem nematode (Ditylenchus d . . . . . more details

Plant-parasitic nematodes affecting small grain cereals in the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Discusses several species of plant-parasitic nematodes that occur where small-grain crops are produced in the Pacific Northwest. Covers nematode biology, symptoms of injury, yield constraints, managem . . . . . more details

Root-lesion Nematodes: Biology and Management in Pacific Northwest Wheat Cropping Systems > PDF
Plant-parasitic root-lesion nematodes are microscopic parasites whose damage (which includes lesions and predisposing a plant to infection) is often difficult to identify. This 14-page publication wil . . . . . more details

Sampling Procedure to Diagnose Nematode Infestations > PDF
Nematodes are tiny wormlike plant pests that in the United States cause an estimated 10% drop in crop values annually. As Integrated Pest Management and Integrated Crop Production methods have grown i . . . . . more details

Soil Fumigation: A Tool for Sugar Beet Cyst Nematode Management > PDF
Nematodes are major sugar beet pests. One of the worst for growers in Idaho and eastern Oregon is the cyst nematode (Heterodera schachtii), which afflicts over half of the region’s sugar beet . . . . . more details

Sugar Beet Nematodes in Idaho and Eastern Oregon > PDF
Crop losses caused by sugar beet nematodes can reach 80%. Successfully retard the possibility of this outcome by learning about the life cycles of three nematode species and suggested control methods . . . . . more details

Sugarbeet Cyst Nematode: Impact on Sugarbeet Production in Idaho and Eastern Oregon > PDF
The sugar beet cyst nematode is the major pest that affects sugar beet production worldwide, accounting for more than 90% of losses caused by nematodes. The pest is particularly destructive in Idaho a . . . . . more details

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606 S Rayburn St

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Phone: 208-885-7982

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