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Integrated nematode management: state-of-the-art and visions for the future.

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This book outlines the economic importance of specific plant parasitic nematode problems on the major food and industrial crops and presents the state-of-the-art management strategies that have been developed to reduce specific nematode impacts and outlines their limitations. Case studies to illustrate nematode impact in the field are presented and future changes in nematode disease pressure that ...


Chapter 48 (Page no: 347)

Integrated management of Meloidogyne chitwoodi and M. fallax in potato: a complicated agronomical puzzle in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Meloidogyne chitwoodi and M. fallax have been important nematode problems in arable farming in the Netherlands and Belgium ever since their detection in the 1980s. Their quarantine status and the damage inflicted on product quality in important cash crops such as potato, carrots, black salsify and gladiolus has increased drastically the need for integrated nematode management strategies that prevent yield losses and further spreading. This chapter elaborates on the economic importance, host range, distribution, symptoms of damage, biology and life cycle, interactions with other nematodes and pathogens, recommended integrated nematode management (prevention, inventory, crop rotation and supporting measures), and management optimization of M. chitwoodi and M. fallax. Future research requirements are also mentioned.

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Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Integrated nematode management and crop health: future challenges and opportunities. Author(s): Sikora, R. A. Molendijk, L. P. G. Desaeger, J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) A triumph of tolerance: managing the threat to wheat production by the root lesion nematode Pratylenchus thornei in the subtropical grain region of eastern Australia. Author(s): Owen, K.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 20) The need for integrated management of the cereal cyst nematodes, Heterodera spp. in Central Western Asia and North Africa. Author(s): Dababat, A. A. Ali, M. A. Ravi Singh
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 27) Cereal cyst nematodes in the western USA. Author(s): Smiley, R. W.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 34) Impact of plant parasitic nematodes on maize in mid-western USA: an unrecognized or ignored threat to production. Author(s): Simon, A. C. M. Lopez-Nicora, H. D. Niblack, T. L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 41) Maize and root-knot nematodes: a problematic, deep-seated association. Author(s): Fourie, H.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 48) Cumulative damage impact of plant parasitic nematodes in smallholder maize cropping systems in East Africa. Author(s): Kimenju, J. W. Wendot, P. K. Thuo, A. K.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 55) Management of root-knot nematodes in rice. Author(s): Gaur, H. S.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 61) The unseen rice root nematode problem in irrigated rice. Author(s): Prasad, J. S. Nethi Somasekhar
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 66) Pratylenchus in sugarcane: a diminishing problem? Author(s): Ramouthar, P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 73) Problems and solutions to integrated nematode management of root-knot, reniform and lesion nematodes in cotton in Brazil. Author(s): Machado, A. C. Z.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 80) Hoplolaimus columbus: a prime candidate for site-specific management in cotton and soybean production. Author(s): Mueller, J.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 87) Integrated management of Meloidogyne incognita, the most economically damaging pathogen of cotton in the south-eastern United States. Author(s): Davis, R. F. Kemerait, R. C.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 94) Reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis) and its interactions with cotton (Gossypium hirsutum). Author(s): Lawrence, K. S.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 103) Integrated nematode management of root lesion and root-knot nematodes in soybean in Brazil. Author(s): Soares, P. L. M. Nascimento, D. D.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 111) Status of soybean cyst nematodes and integrated management in China. Author(s): Peng DeLiang
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 117) The soybean cyst nematode: pervasive and destructive to soybean production in the mid-western United States. Author(s): Tylka, G. L.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 125) Root-knot and reniform nematodes: double trouble for soybeans in the southern United States. Author(s): Sikora, E. J.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 132) Integrated management of root-knot and other nematodes in food legumes. Author(s): Roberts, P. A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 138) Sustainable management of major nematode parasites of chickpea and broad bean in the Mediterranean region. Author(s): Greco, N.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 145) Managing Meloidogyne arenaria in peanut with old and new tools in the south-eastern USA. Author(s): Grabau, Z. Timper, P.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 152) The war against the pod nematode, Ditylenchus africanus, on groundnut in South Africa. Author(s): Steenkamp, S.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 159) Improving the management of plant parasitic nematodes in banana: integration of technologies and responding to the demand of the consumers and markets. Author(s): Enamorado, L. E. P.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 167) The shifting sands of banana nematode communities under mixed cropping conditions. Author(s): Coyne, D.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 174) Pre-planting solutions for the slow decline of citrus caused by Tylenchulus semipenetrans. Author(s): Verdejo-Lucas, S.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 182) Sting nematode management in Florida strawberry. Author(s): Noling, J. W.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 192) Ectoparasitic nematodes: emerging challenges to wine grape production in the Pacific Northwest of North America. Author(s): Zasada, I. Forge, T.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 199) Mesocriconema xenoplax predisposes Prunus spp. to bacterial canker. Author(s): McKenry, M. V.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 207) A threat to stone fruit and grape production: tomato ringspot virus (ToRSV) transmission by X. americanum s.l. (sensu lato). Author(s): Halbrendt, J. M.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 215) A multi-pronged approach for the management of plant parasitic nematodes in vineyards in South Africa. Author(s): Storey, S. Hugo, H.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 224) Litchi and guava nematode challenges in South Africa: can we change nematode communities and minimize the problems? Author(s): Daneel, M. S. Steyn, W. P.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 231) Pratylenchus vulnus going nuts in California. Author(s): Westphal, A.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 238) The root-knot nematode: importance and impact on coffee in Brazil. Author(s): Salgado, S. M. L. Terra, W. C.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 247) A root-knot nematode paradise made in plastic: the case of Florida vegetables. Author(s): Desaeger, J.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 255) Managing root-knot nematode in open-field and protected tomatoes in India. Author(s): Walia, R. K.
Chapter: 36 (Page no: 263) Sustainable control of root-knot nematodes in protected tomatoes in Italy. Author(s): Greco, N. Sasanelli, N.
Chapter: 37 (Page no: 270) Integrated management of root-knot nematodes for cucurbit crops in Southern Europe. Author(s): Talavera-Rubia, M. Verdejo-Lucas, S.
Chapter: 38 (Page no: 277) The northern root-knot nematode: a forking problem of carrots in Germany. Author(s): Hallmann, J.
Chapter: 39 (Page no: 284) Mitigating a galling problem in California's carrot production. Author(s): Becker, J. O.
Chapter: 40 (Page no: 290) Integrated nematode management of Pratylenchus penetrans in onion: a versatile approach to control a versatile nematode. Author(s): Visser, J.
Chapter: 41 (Page no: 297) Integrated nematode management of Ditylenchus dipsaci in onion: a nematode in a world all on its own. Author(s): Brinkman, P. Teklu, M. G.
Chapter: 42 (Page no: 304) Lowering quality damage in open-field vegetables caused by Meloidogyne chitwoodi and M. fallax in the low countries. Author(s): Wesemael, W. M. L. Visser, J.
Chapter: 43 (Page no: 310) Face to face: how Paratylenchus bukowinensis deals with vegetables. Author(s): Hallmann, J. Molendijk, L. P. G.
Chapter: 44 (Page no: 319) The need for new approaches for management of potato cyst nematodes: the view from the Rhineland-Palatinate. Author(s): Augustin, B.
Chapter: 45 (Page no: 327) Transporters of trouble: trichodorids and tobacco rattle virus in potatoes. Author(s): Brinkman, P. Hallmann, J.
Chapter: 46 (Page no: 333) Will the Globodera pallida epidemic signal the end of the seed potato industry in Scotland? Author(s): Pickup, J.
Chapter: 47 (Page no: 340) Integrated nematode management of root-knot and root lesion nematodes in Idaho potatoes: major economic limiting factors. Author(s): Hafez, S. L. Sundararaj Palanisamy
Chapter: 49 (Page no: 354) Economic importance of the potato tuber nematode Ditylenchus destructor in Russia. Author(s): Pridannikov, M.
Chapter: 50 (Page no: 362) Pratylenchus penetrans and the potato early dying disease. Author(s): MacGuidwin, A. E.
Chapter: 51 (Page no: 368) Modifying a productive sweet potato farming system in Australia to improve soil health and reduce losses from root-knot nematode. Author(s): Stirling, G. R.
Chapter: 52 (Page no: 374) Importance and integrated nematode management of the yam nematode (Scutellonema bradys) in yam cropping systems of West Africa. Author(s): Claudius-Cole, A.
Chapter: 53 (Page no: 381) The resilient cassava: undermined by root-knot nematodes. Author(s): Akinsanya, A. K. Coyne, D.
Chapter: 54 (Page no: 388) The stem nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci in sugar beet: a species of extremes. Author(s): Kiewnick, S.
Chapter: 55 (Page no: 394) The beet cyst nematode (Heterodera schachtii): an ancient threat to sugar beet crops in Central Europe has become an invisible actor. Author(s): Daub, M.
Chapter: 56 (Page no: 403) Let's be inclusive - the time of looking at individual plant parasitic nematodes is over, and new technologies allow for it. Author(s): Helder, J. Heuer, H.
Chapter: 57 (Page no: 408) Nematode management through genome editing. Author(s): Siddique, S. Eves-van den Akker, S.
Chapter: 58 (Page no: 414) Emerging technologies for integrated nematode management: remote sensing or proximal sensing as a potential tool to detect and identify nematode infestation. Author(s): Kuska, M. T. Daub, M. Mahlein, A. K.
Chapter: 59 (Page no: 421) Implementing precision agriculture concepts and technologies into crop production and site-specific management of nematodes. Author(s): Plumblee, M. T. Mueller, J. D.
Chapter: 60 (Page no: 428) Decision support systems in integrated nematode management: the need for a holistic approach. Author(s): Molendijk, L. P. G. Sikora, R. A.
Chapter: 61 (Page no: 439) What does it take to develop a nematicide today and for the future? Author(s): Gaberthüel, M. Slaats, B. Goll, M.
Chapter: 62 (Page no: 446) Critical terms during development and commercialization of microbial agents for the control of plant parasitic nematodes. Author(s): Spiegel, Y. Oren, O. Ehlers, R. U.
Chapter: 63 (Page no: 457) Technologies for integrated nematode management in smallholder farming systems: no one-size-fits-all. Author(s): Cortada, L.
Chapter: 64 (Page no: 463) The unpredictability of adapting integrated nematode management to climate variability. Author(s): Sikora, R. A. Padgham, J. Desaeger, J.
Chapter: 65 (Page no: 475) Outlook: a vision of the future of integrated nematode management. Author(s): Desaeger, J. Sikora, R. A. Molendijk, L. P. G.