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Now is the Time to Sample for Corn Nematodes
Integrated Crop Management News
  • Gregory L. Tylka, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
8-1-2008
Abstract
Interest in plant-parasitic nematodes as pests of corn in Iowa, and much of the Midwest, has increased dramatically in the past few years. Damage from these microscopic worms, which feed from within the roots and on the outside of roots, can cause overall stunting of the plant and yellowing of foliage. Ears may be stunted and poorly filled due to damage by this pest. Feeding by some nematode species also causes swelling of corn roots. None of these symptoms are unique and useful in identifying fields in which such damage is occurring.
Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Gregory L. Tylka. "Now is the Time to Sample for Corn Nematodes" (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/gregory-tylka/2/