Introduction: Learners will be able to define nematology and explain the importance of studying nematodes. Learners will discover the anatomy and field history of nematodes. Learners will be able to recognize nematodes in crops such as corn and grain sorghum, cotton, soybeans, and rice. Learners will be able to identify the economic concerns in corn and grain sorghum, cotton, soybeans, and rice. Learners will understand the importance of soil sampling and be able to recall the proper way to prepare and submit samples. Learners will learn control strategies for nematodes that can be applied to their crops and plants.
The classes in this section will teach you how to collect and package nematode soil samples.