In general, plant-parasitic nematodes that may detrimentally affect soybean production are microscopic roundworms that feed on or are in plant roots. This chapter examines the origins and management of a variety of parasitic nematodes affecting soybean, including soybean cyst nematodes, root-knot nematodes, lesion nematodes, reniform nematodes and lance nematodes. It also chapter addresses the challenge of nematode resistance in soybean and provides suggestions for further reading on this subject.
Table of contents
2 General nematode biology
3 Soybean cyst nematodes
4 Root-knot nematodes, Meloidogyne spp.
5 Lesion nematodes, Pratylenchus spp.
6 Reniform nematodes
7 Lance nematodes, Hoplolaimus spp.
8 Other nematodes
10 Where to look for further information