The movement and toxicity of preplant soil fumigants for nematode control: Preplant fumigations with 1, 3-D nematicides
California Agriculture 32(1):12-13. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v032n01p12.
Michael V. McKenry is Assistant Research Nematologist, Kearney Horticultural Field Station, Parlier. Ivan J. Thomason is Professor of Nematology, UC Riverside. Douglas E. Johnson is Plant Nematologist, Kearney Horticultural Field Station; Parlier, Rudy Neja is Farm Advisor, Monterey County; Fred Swanson is Farm Advisor, Fresno County.
Although nematodes cannot be chemically eradicated over a large area, the correct quantity of fumigant, applied to the site of the nematodes, in a field that is in proper condition, may provide protection for 6 months t o 6 years.