Olsen, Mary W.
Abstract or Description:
Originally published: 2000
Nematodes are microscopic round worms found in many habitats. They are the most abundant multicellular organisms on earth. Most are beneficial memebers of their ecosystems, but a few are economic parasites of plants and animals. There are several plant parasitic nematodes that cause problems on landscape and garden plants in Arizona and the most widespread and economically important are the root-knot nematodes. This article discusses the hosts and environmental conditions, symptoms and disease of root-knot nematode, and the prevention / control method to it.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1187