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Integrated Control Options for Root Knot Nematodes Part 2

Diseases, Pests | 3 Comments

Following on from Part 1 of this article where we talked about what root knot nematode (RKN) is, the symptoms and some soft options for control, in this article, we look at the rest of the tools that can be used in an integrated control strategy. Crop Rotation with Tolerant Crops Rotate susceptible crops, or crops which ...

Soft Options for Control of Whitefly

Pests | 4 Comments

Over 500 plant species including vegetables, weeds, ornamental and agronomic crops are attacked by whitefly. Greenhouse whitefly, sweet potato whitefly, and silverleaf whitefly are serious insect pests worldwide. Whitefly infestations are the result of the widespread use of broad spectrum insecticides which have killed off their natural enemies. Symptoms Whiteflies suck sap from plants which results in wilting, ...