Nematology faculty member Billy Crow and doctoral candidate Lesley Schumacher study nematodes that are more villainous than they are heroic.
Are you spotting stunted yellowing corn in patches? It could be due to corn nematodes, said Emmanuel Byamukama, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Plant Pathologist. “Several plant parasitic nematodes infect corn leading to reduced plant vigor, stunted growth and yield loss,” he said. A microscopic worm-like organism that lives in the soil, the plant parasitic […]
BASF has a new nematode management tool they would like to get on the market soon. Submitted to the EPA for registration, Trunemco Nematode Management is a seed-applied solution that offers growers a patented combination of a microorganism and a biochemical. This combination provides enhanced protection against a broad spectrum of damaging nematode species in […]
Soybean growers may be harvesting record yields but no one can deny Sudden Death Syndrome and Soybean Cyst Nematode are a big problem — in fact a staggering $1.6 billion is lost each year. Once in the field, SDS and SCN cannot be eliminated. SDS attacks the root and the pathogen can enter the plant […]
If you are familiar with Poncho/VOTiVO seed treatment, then you most likely know it has a pretty consistent track record in protecting against insects and nematodes. So why is Bayer getting reach to launch 2.0 to the market? Nick Tinsley, SeedGrowth Technical Service Representative, Bayer Crop Science, says the updated product is going to improve […]
As growers begin to put together their arsenal for 2018 disease and weed control, they may want to consider the DEKALB/Asgrow line. They have a whole armory of defense products. From Goss’s wilt and southern rust to glyphosate-resistant weeds and nematodes, Matt Muckerman, Regional Marketing Manager, DEKALB/Asgrow says their product porfolio has you covered. “My […]
Bayer has released the results from their university and demo trials with ILeVO seed treatment — demonstrating a measured yield benefit across U.S. soybean growing states, despite varying levels of Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) and Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) pressure. Topline results from 2011-2016 university trials show that 2016 ILeVO yield increases are on […]
Kansas State University researchers may have just discovered a soybean variety that could save the industry millions of dollars each year. Harold N. Trick, professor of plant pathology; Timothy C. Todd, instructor of plant pathology; and Jiarui Li, research assistant professor in plant pathology, have designed and patented a soybean variety that protects from nematode […]