Root-knot nematode resistant cowpea cover crops in tomato production systems

@inproceedings{Roberts2005RootknotNR,
  title={Root-knot nematode resistant cowpea cover crops in tomato production systems},
  author={Philip A. Roberts and William C. Matthews and Jeffrey D. Ehlers},
  year={2005}
}
Root-knot nematodes, Meloidogyne spp., are serious pests of many crops worldwide. Recent limitations on the use of nematicides have enhanced the need to develop alternative management strategies, including host plant resistance. This study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of nematode-resistant cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.] genotypes used as cover crops for suppressing populations of M. incognita (Kofoid and White) Chitwood and M.javanica (Treub) Chitwood and protecting… CONTINUE READING

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