Methods of Nematode Management

Sesbania rostrata: A Green Manure Production System for Rice

 


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Methods of Nematode Management

Edward Berkelaar

Plant-parasitic nematodes are a problem for farmers throughout the tropics and subtropics. Most species of nematodes are not actually plant or animal parasites, but the ones that are parasitic make up a small but important minority.

Sesbania rostrata: A Green Manure Production System for Rice

Darrell Cox

A researcher in the Sri Lankan national agricultural research system began screening a number of green manure crops for biomass production and N-content. Sesbania rostrata stood out among the species that were screened (others included S. sesban, S. aculeata, Crotalaria juncea and C. caricia).