Fever tea (Lippia javanica) as a root-knot nematode suppressant in tomato production

@inproceedings{Mashela2010FeverT,
  title={Fever tea (Lippia javanica) as a root-knot nematode suppressant in tomato production},
  author={Phatu W. Mashela and Hussein A. Shimelis and Dirk De Waele and M. N. Mokgalong and Fhatuwani Nixwell Mudau and L. B. Ngobeni},
  year={2010}
}
The efficacy of soil amendment with fever tea (Lippia javanica) in suppressing the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, and enhancing tomato productivity was investigated over four consecutive seasons between 2002 and 2003. Four treatments were compared, viz. pasteurised soil only, fever tea amendment of pasteurised soil, nematode-infested soil without fever tea amendment, and nematode-infested soil amended with fever tea. M. incognita was applied at 4600 - 6420 juveniles and fever tea at… CONTINUE READING