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Jan 13, 2022

On this episode of the I See Dead Plants Podcast, host Ed Zaworski speaks with Dr. Travis Faske about the small roundworms known as nematodes. They also discuss nematode abundance and diversity on earth, including a 28-foot-long sperm whale placenta parasite. But mostly about root-knot nematodes on soybean. The research publication discussed is "Movement of Seed- and Soil-Applied Fluopyram in Soil Columns" published in the Journal of Nematology. Dr. Faske is currently a plant pathology professor and extension specialist at the University of Arkansas.

Additional Resources

An Overview of Root-Knot Nematodes from the Crop Protection Network. Root-Knot Nematode from the American Phytopathological Society. How to Control Root-Knot Nematode from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

How to cite this podcast

Zaworski, E. (Host) and Faske, T. (Interviewee). Vampire Worms! How Root Knot Nematodes Drain the Life from Soybeans. S1:E7 (Podcast). 01-13-22. In I See Dead Plants. Crop Protection Network.

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