​​Cotton Nematode Management in the South

December 2013 | 18 min., 29 sec.
by John D. Mueller
Clemson University

Summary

​This presentation will help consultants, growers, and other practitioners in the Southern U.S. scout and manage cotton nematodes, a group of widespread and damaging pests of cotton. In this presentation the various nematode species causing economic damage to cotton and their feeding habits are described as well as the symptoms they cause on cotton. Management options for each species are discussed. By the end of this presentation, the practitioner should know more about the nematodes which damage cotton, their biology, and the appropriate management tools to utilize for each nematode species.

About the Presenter

John D. MuellerJohn D. Mueller is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. He received a BS in Agronomy from the University of Missouri and an MS and PhD in Plant Pathology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He became the Row Crop Pathologist at Clemson University’s Edisto Research and Education Center in 1983. His expertise is in cotton and soybean nematode management as well as Asian soybean rust management. Much of his current research is on application of Precision Agriculture to nematode management.​

Contact Information:
Email: jmllr@clemson.edu

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