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Root-Knot Nematode of Tomato

By: Tanner Schwarz, Adrienne Gorny

This publication discusses the symptoms and treatment of root-knot nematodes in tomatoes in North Carolina.

2024 Peanut Information

By: David L. Jordan, Dustin Auman, Rick L. Brandenburg, Greg Buol, Ashley Collins, Jeff Dorfman, Jeffrey Dunne, Ethan Foote, Adrienne Gorny, LeAnn Lux, Dominic Reisig, Gary T. Roberson, Brian Royals, Barbara Shew, Derek Washburn

This guide for growers, updated annually, provides information on production and pest management practices applicable to growing peanuts in North Carolina.

2024 Cotton Information

By: Keith L. Edmisten, Daisy Ahumada, Charles W. Cahoon, Guy D. Collins, Jeffrey H. Dorfman, Luke Gatiboni, Adrienne Gorny, Anders Huseth, Dominic Reisig, Rachel Atwell Vann, Derek Washburn, David H. Hardy

2024 Cotton Information is meant to help growers plan for the coming year and make management decisions based on the unique opportunities and challenges the year might bring.

North Carolina Soybean Production Guide

By: Katherine Drake Stowe, Rachel Vann, Carl Crozier, Gary Bullen, Jim Dunphy, Wesley Everman, Luke Gatiboni, Adrienne Gorny, David Hardy, Ryan Heiniger, Steph Kulesza, Deanna Osmond, Nick Piggott, Dominic Reisig, Gary Roberson, Heidi Schweizer, Lindsey Thiessen, Derek Washburn

This publication provides information to growers about soybean production in North Carolina. It discusses economic trends and forecasts, cultural practices, variety selection, planting decisions, nutrient management, diseases and pests, and other production practices.

Soybean Cyst Nematode

By: Adrienne Gorny, LeAnn Lux Soybean Disease Information

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note describes SCN in North Carolina and its management.

Root Knot Nematode of Tobacco

By: Daisy Ahumada, Adrienne Gorny Tobacco Disease Information

Nematodes are an economically important pest for flue-cured tobacco production. Root knot nematode is particularly damaging due to the wide host range and number of species of root knot nematode found in North Carolina.

Disease and Nematode Management

By: Lindsey Thiessen, Adrienne Gorny

This publication, chapter 8 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, discusses disease management in soybean production.

Lesion Nematode in Potato

By: Adrienne Gorny, Ari Grode Vegetable Pathology Factsheets

Lesion nematode damage in white or Irish potato is caused by plant-parasitic roundworms. This publication discusses the signs, symptoms, and management of the disease.

Root-Knot Nematode of Cotton

By: Daisy Ahumada, Adrienne Gorny Cotton Disease Information

Cotton root-knot nematodes are capable of causing significant losses to cotton production. In addition to direct damage, root-knot nematodes allow for secondary pathogens to impact yields. This publication describes root-knot nematodes and their management in cotton.

Management of Root-Knot Nematodes in Bedding Plants

By: Michelle Henson, Adrienne Gorny, Inga Meadows, Suzette Sharpe

This publication discusses the symptoms, diagnosis, and management of root-knot nematodes in ornamental plants.

Planting Decisions

By: Rachel Vann, Jim Dunphy, Adrienne Gorny, Dominic Reisig, Gary Roberson

This publication, chapter 5 of the North Carolina Soybean Production Guide, discusses soybean planting decisions, including planting dates, depth, and seeding equipment calibration.

Lesion Nematode in Corn

By: Adrienne Gorny, Kelci Cox Corn Disease Information

Lesion nematodes are plant-parasitic roundworms that may cause damage in corn. This factsheet covers their signs and symptoms as well as management of the disease.

Southern root-knot nematode in corn

By: Adrienne Gorny, Jennifer Duong Corn Disease Information

This factsheet describes and provides management recommendations for the Southern root-knot nematode,Meloidogyne incognita, a widespread pest of corn in North Carolina.

Sesame’s Impact on Root-Knot Nematode Populations

By: Norman Harrell, Tommy Batts, Shannon Henriquez Inoa, Adrienne Gorny, David Suchoff

Soils were collected from three farms in Wilson County before and after a sesame crop. These farms have a history of root-knot nematode and the growers were interested to see how sesame might impact nematode populations. Nematode populations dropped between 81% and 97%, depending on the farm. These results indicate that sesame may play an important role as an IPM tool to reduce nematode populations in traditional row crop rotations.

Stubby-Root Nematode in Corn

By: Adrienne Gorny, Kelci Cox Corn Disease Information

Stubby-root nematodes are soilborne, plant-parasitic roundworms that may cause significant damage in corn. This publication covers the symptoms and disease management of the pathogen.

Screening Sesame for Resistance to Multiple Root-Knot Nematode Species

By: David Suchoff, Adrienne Gorny, Marcela Chavez, Angela Post

This publication discusses the results of greenhouse trials that screened seven sesame varieties for resistance to North Carolina's most common root-knot nematode species. The results of this research will help determine if sesame may play a role in crop rotations for producers managing these pests.

Sting Nematode in Corn

By: Adrienne Gorny Corn Disease Information

This factsheet describes the biology and management of the sting nematode Belonolaimus longicaudatus, an ectoparasitic nematode that affects corn production in North Carolina

Disease Management in Cotton

By: Daisy Ahumada, Adrienne Gorny

This publication, chapter 9 of the 2024 Cotton Information handbook, covers disease management practices for cotton production.

Managing Diseases

By: Daisy H. Ahumada, Adrienne Gorny

This publication, chapter 8 of the 2024 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, covers disease management in tobacco production.