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peer-reviewed research article

Vineyard management and nematode populations

authors

Howard Ferris, University of California
Michael V. McKenry

publication information

California Agriculture 31(10):6-7. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v031n10p6. October 1977.

Summary

In studies conducted in 1973-76, the greatest concentrations of nema-todes were found to be associated with feeder roots. To be efficient, nematode treatment must be applied to the feeder-root area, and must also be considered in conjunction with alleviating other stresses on the vine.

author affiliations

Howard Ferris is Assistant Nematologist, Department of Nematology, University of California, Riverside; Michael V. McKenry is Assistant Nematologist, U.C. Kearney Horticultural Field Station, Parlier.