Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Organic control of potato cyst nematode (#journal)

89 % reduction of a potato cyst nematode population using biological control and rotation

Agronomy for Sustainable Development A major issue of potato cultivation in temperate zones is the potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis. In this study, the nematophagous fungus Paecilomyces sp. was used for the first time to efficiently reduce the population of G. rostochiensis in two crop cycles.

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