research-article | 30-November-2020
) nematodes. On vegetable and tomato crops, nematode infestations result in stunting and poor yields. In a nematode-infested sweet potato field, poor plant growth and the deformity of the tubers are common. Environmental conditions in Hawaii are conducive for year-round nematode growth and reproduction. With limited post-plant nematode management options for disrupting the nematode life cycle, the application of chemical or biological nematicides through chemigation is often needed.
Roxana Y. Myers
Journal of Nematology, Volume 53 , 1–15