Vineyard management and nematode populations
California Agriculture 31(10):6-7.
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.
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.