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The hunt is on for tiny, costly pest

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DAFWA researcher Sarah Collins is working to characterise differences between crop varieties in terms of their resistance and tolerance to root lesion nematode species in Western Australian conditions... Growers and agronomists are being urged to watch for symptoms of root lesion nematodes (RLN) this winter and spring and use in-season testing services if their presence is suspected... Diagnosis will also help the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) characterise nematode distribution and gather resistance information for crops and varieties grown in WA...
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