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Peer-reviewed Article

Vineyard management and nematode populations


Howard Ferris, University of California
Michael V. McKenry

publication information

California Agriculture 31(10):6-7. October 1977.


In studies conducted in 1973-76, the greatest concentrations of nema-todes were found to be associated with feeder roots. To be efficient, nematode treatment must be applied to the feeder-root area, and must also be considered in conjunction with alleviating other stresses on the vine.

author affiliations

Howard Ferris is Assistant Nematologist, Department of Nematology, University of California, Riverside; Michael V. McKenry is Assistant Nematologist, U.C. Kearney Horticultural Field Station, Parlier.