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any of various small free-living plant-parasitic roundworms

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Monosomic analysis in bread wheat of resistance to cereal root eelworm.
The measure is designed to prevent introduction of the Pinewood Nematode, a microscopic eelworm that has caused damage to pines in Japan and China.
Other common narcissus problems include eelworm, which distort and rot bulbs.
Move groundsel and chickweed near growing chrysanthemums as they host chrysanthemum eelworm ?
I can't expect the same from my maincrop which are turning yellow as I watch, a sure sign of premature death probably from water or potato cyst eelworm.
A new variety of main crop potato called Rubesse is said to have eelworm resistance and disease resistance (I wonder which diseases?
Fresh ground which has not grown strawberries previously should be used to minimize risk of infection from red core disease or eelworm.
ATomatoes can be grafted on to a rootstock which is resistant to certain fungal root diseases and eelworm.
White rust and leaf eelworm affects chrysanthemums, while whitefly, red spider mite and mealybugs love basking in the heat of greenhouses and conservatories.
I know some growers try to kill off an eelworm that attacks chrysanthemums by sterilising or using chemicals.
It sounds like a nasty infestation of narcissus eelworm.
Q Last year my potatoes had swollen root nodules that were diagnosed as root eelworm.
As a general rule, it's all right to compost the stalks or haulms, but if there was any sign of disease, eg blight or eelworm, burn the lot or dispose of it in your wheelie bin.