A greener way to raise cotton and combat nematodes

Richard Davis, a plant pathologist with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Tifton, Ga., and his colleagues are hunting for genetic markers that will lead to development of commercial varieties of cotton better equipped to resist root-knot nematodes. They also have released a new line that gives cotton breeders a boost in their efforts to develop resistant lines.

View the original article here: A greener way to raise cotton and combat nematodes – agprofessional.com

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