This project has the following two objectives:
1. Evaluate new products for management of root-knot nematode on carrots.
2. Evaluate the effectiveness of trap crops for management of root-knot nematode on carrots.
Root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne sp.) are widely distributed throughout California and are the most important nematode pest of carrot. Current control methodology relies on the use ofMetam sodium and Telone II.
The potential for loss of the standard chemical nematicides due to various environmentally…