Tag Archives: nematodes

Think You Have a Root Lesion Nematode Problem in Your Ginseng? Think Again

We constantly get reports of significant root lesion nematode problems in ginseng, mostly based on the appearance of rusty symptoms and/or constrictions on roots. However, when ginseng fields are tested for nematodes beyond ginseng germination, we rarely can find any … Continue reading

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Fumigation Best Practices for Ginseng

This is the time of year ginseng growers prepare new land for fumigation. Based on the numerous trials OGGA and OMAFRA have conducted over the past 8 years on fumigation, proper preparation and sealing of the fumigant into the soil … Continue reading

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Sampling for Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Ginseng

Reports of nematode damage on ginseng seem to be increasing lately. As I wrote on this blog last year, some of the damage thought to be nematode damage is actually due to other causes. When there have been reports of … Continue reading

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Effect of Straw and Volunteer Grain on Ginseng

By Sean Westerveld and Melanie Filotas, OMAFRA A trial was established in 2011 in a commercial ginseng field to examine the impact of different types of straw on ginseng growth and susceptibility to pests. Rye and wheat are considered to … Continue reading

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