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Nematodes can cause poor corn growth
Integrated Crop Management News
  • Gregory L. Tylka, Iowa State University
  • Gary P. Munkvold, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
8-20-2001
Abstract
The wet spring and variable growing conditions this year have resulted in many uneven corn stands. These problems often can be attributed to poor root development, fungal root infection, or occasionally, moisture stress. But every summer there are instances of unthrifty corn growth throughout Iowa with no apparent cause. A possible explanation for the poor corn growth that probably is not considered very often is damage due to plant-parasitic nematodes. There are many species of nematodes that can damage corn.
Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
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application/pdf
Citation Information
Gregory L. Tylka and Gary P. Munkvold. "Nematodes can cause poor corn growth" (2001)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/gregory-tylka/80/