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Marigold Plants Keep Nematodes Away

by on 5th April 2017 0
Marigold (Tagetes spp.), African (T. erecta) and French marigolds (T. patula) belonging to the family Compositae, are known to control nematodes especially the root-knot nematodes, Meloidogyne spp. and lesion nematodes, Pratylenchus spp. infesting crop plants.  Marigolds can be used as a cover crop or in a crop rotation as they produce a substance called... Read More