Meghan And Ricardo

nematodes are worm-like shaped, mostly white or translucent

category- Nematodes

problems- damage to roots, reduced winter hardiness, nutrient deficiencies, lead discoloration, stunted growth, rotted roots

symptoms- stunted growth, wilted, discoloration of leaves

if left untreated the plant will die due to rotted or damaged roots and not being able to suck up water and nutrients

to minimize nematodes you can add organic matter, non-host crops( broccoli, cauliflower), cover ground with plastic 4-6 weeks

You can treat nematodes with nematicides

biological control,chemical control, mechanical control, genetic control,

Cost- $50 for a liquid nematicides

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