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A specialist in nematology.
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"Nematodes 101" was a two-day intensive, classroom-style course for Syngenta internal personnel led by nematologists and Syngenta technical representatives.
Charles Overstreet, Extension Nematologist with Louisiana State University, tested AVICTA Complete Pak extensively.
ARS nematologist Greg Noel and colleagues devised the method to help resolve confusion about Pasteuria's taxonomic classification and, in turn, speed efforts to identify strains with the greatest potential as nematode biocontrol agents.
Greg Tylka, Iowa State University nematologist, was a guest presenter on the tour, giving tips on how to manage the soybean cyst nematode problem.
Previously, Shapiro-Ilan and Itamar Glazer, a nematologist at the Volcani Center in Bet Dagan, Israel, found juvenile nematodes dispersed further when they were applied through cadavers than with water sprays, but they didn't know why.
Holbrook, along with Agricultural Research Service nematologist Bill Johnson and agronomist Mike Stephenson, is now cross-breeding the pest-resistant strains with higher yielding commercial cultivars.
Kasperbauer and Clemson University nematologist Bruce Fortnum.
"About the only minor things about minor crops are their relative acreage and their contribution to total pesticide use," sums up ARS nematologist Bill Johnson.
This species is named after Professor Mohammad Shamim Jairajpuri, stalwart nematologist of the world and the Ex-Director of the Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata.
"We anticipate that nematode Pesta granules, with a room-temperature shelf life of more than 6 months, could be an effective control for western corn rootworms, Colorado potato beetles, and perhaps other insect pests," says nematologist Bill Nickle.
That's enough, says the ARS nematologist, to kill more than 90 percent of the corn earworms, fall armyworms, or pink bollworms waiting to emerge from 1 acre of soil as winged adults.