Integrated Managemenr of Nematodes Parasitic on Prunus SPP

Part of the Integrated Management of Plant Pests and Diseases book series (IMPD, volume 4)


Abstract Parasitic nematodes affecting Prunus spp. are reviewed, focusing on root-knot, root lesion, ring and dagger nematode species. Management and control methods include prevention and quarantine, preplanting measures, as well as methods to lower population densities prior to establish an orchard, like fallow, crop rotation, soil solarization, biofumigation or steam applications. Other methods reviewed include soil fumigation or chemical control procedures with non-fumigant nematicides at pre-planting and seedling treatments. Post-planting measures consider rootstocks resistance, chemical or biological control and other cultural methods. Integrated pest management is then discussed, analysing the sequences of actions, from sample collection to nematodes extraction, identification and quantification, followed by damage estimation and management decision.


Integrate Pest Management Methyl Bromide Stone Fruit Peach Tree Soil Solarization 
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