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On the hunt for nematodes

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 5:10 PM

Parasitic nematodes are a big concern for Washington grape growers because it takes a long time for decline symptoms to show up. If damage is suspected, there’s little recourse beyond ripping up the vines, fumigating and replanting while hoping for the best. A 10-year WSU research project aims to figure out both the risks of and solutions for this under-the-radar, under-the-soil pest. Read more.

(TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower)

Categories: Washington Agriculture, Pesticides

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