golden nematode

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gold′en nem′atode

a yellowish European nematode, Heterodera rostochiensis, introduced in E North America as a parasite of potatoes and other nightshades.
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seed-producing states that are free from PCN and golden nematode are eligible to supply seed potatoes to produce chipping potatoes for export to Japan.
According to Rosselkhoznadzor, while holding in quarantine under phytosanitory control potatoes brought to Russia from Germany, Belgium, the UK, Spain, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Finland, France and the Czech Republic between 2010 and 2013, three types of problems were found in over 100 cases - golden nematode, potato moth and potato root eelworm.
The Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture said in case golden nematode is tested positive, potato will be sent back to Kyrgyzstan.
The Nematode Quarantine Laboratory is located at Cornell University in Ithaca New York and it is used by ARS scientists to control the potential devastation of the Golden Nematode and Pale Cyst Nematode to the potato industry.
Lynch Dean of Cornells College of Agriculture and Life Sciences said, For nearly 70 years, Cornell has partnered with the USDAs Agriculture Research Service (ARS) and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets to conduct research to prevent the spread of the golden nematode to uninfested areas.
Federal funding for new equipment will greatly improve the facilitys usefulness and build on more than six decades of a successful golden nematode research.
She and her colleagues also test new potato clones and varieties for resistance to golden nematode, and in collaboration with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), she helps monitor New York potato fields for particularly damaging races of golden nematode.
Wang also identifies specific races of golden nematode from cyst samples collected by APHIS as part of its effort to help monitor New York potato fields and prevent the spread of golden nematode.
Consider what happened with the golden nematode, Globodera rostochiensis, and potato virus Y (PVY), two especially persistent scourges of potato.
Recent developments have been downright disheartening to people fighting the golden nematode.
That's because a Hicksville, Long Island, potato farm was unhappily the setting in 1941 of the United States' first known infestation of the golden nematode, Globodera rostochiensis.
David Thurston on nonchemical control strategies to defeat the golden nematode.