Northern root lesion is one of the many types of root lesion nema
Also known as:
Cobb’s root-lesion nematode
Northern root lesion nematode
Northern root lesion (Pratylenchus penetrans). Of the many species of root lesion nema
Once affected, crops are more susceptible to attack by bacteria and fungi.
Difficult to control, damage to the plants is unfortunately irreversible.
Crop rotation can reduce the amount of nema
The presence of plants from the bean family (Fabaceae) increases the amount of root lesion nema
Africans keep lesion nema