Nematode Resistance: A Useful Tool for Root-Knot Nematode (RKN) Management in Tomato
Nematode Resistance: A Useful Tool for Root-Knot Nematode (RKN) Management in Tomato. Tomatoes are a major commodity in Florida, with an estimated production value of $453 million. Among the many pests and diseases that affect tomatoes, nematodes are one of the major problems. Since the ban on methyl bromide, these ubiquitous soil pests have become much more difficult to manage. This 5-page fact sheet written by Homan Regmi and Johan Desaeger and published by the UF/IFAS Entomology and Nematology Department discusses the use of nematode-resistant tomato cultivars as a tool to help manage root-knot nematodes in Florida. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in1250 Posted onSeptember 13, 2019 AuthorSusan Gildersleeve CategoriesAgriculture TagsHoman Regmi , Johan Desaeger , the Entomology and Nematology Department Post navigation. Previous Previous post: Identification and Management of Clustered Pellitory (Parietaria praetermissa) in Citrus Groves Next Next post: Exploring Citizenship: Volunteer Guide .