Nematicidal Potential of Biomass

A. Sharma, S. Sharma & S.N. Naik
Plant­parasitic nematodes obligatorily feed on plant tissue. They cause serious damage to many crops worldwide. Their damages have exceeded $10 billion per year in the United States. Symptoms of nematode infection include poor plant development and growth, stunting, early decline, wilting, chlorosis, symptoms usually associated with nutritional and water deficiencies or excesses, susceptibility to other pathogens and, occasionally, plant death. In modern era continuing problems by the use of chemical nematicides have introduced a sense...