The Dirt on Nematodes
Nematodes are stealing corn, soybean and cotton yields - and getting away with it.
In fact, nematodes cost an estimated 10.2% yield loss in corn, 10.6% in soybeans and 10.7% in cotton*.
Nematodes infect the roots of the plant, taking away its nutrients and water from the inside. Yet, despite how abundant they are, most nematodes are undetectable by the human eye.
Nematodes can cause damage by: