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Know your nematodes and set up a crop defence system in 2014

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Know your nematodes and set up a crop defence system in 2014.. WA growers are encouraged to find out what species and levels of root lesion nematodes (RLN) are present in their soils during the growing season... DAFWA research has indicated crops that are resistant to P. penetrans are often highly susceptible to P. neglectus or P. teres, highlighting the importance of knowing which species of RLN is present - as management of one RLN species may be causing an increase in another...