Nematodes

Solutions

Chitin, Marigolds, Nitrogen, Sanitation and choice of plant varieties, through fallowing, crop rotation and soil solarization. These methods only reduce nematodes in the top foot of the soil

Description

Microscopic, eel-like roundworms. They feed within plant roots most of their lives and live in the soil and feed on plant roots. They form galls that hamper the water- and nutrient-conducting abilities of the roots intake.