9285 Rotylenchulus reniformis Dispersal Patterns and Population Fluctuations in a Soil Profile and Potential Influence of Rainfall

Wednesday, January 7, 2009: 2:00 PM
Conf. Rooms 17 & 18 (Marriott Rivercenter Hotel)
Scott R. Moore1, K. S. Lawrence1, Francisco Arriaga2, Charles H. Burmester3 and Edzard van Santen4, (1)Auburn University, Auburn, AL, (2)USDA-ARS, Auburn, AL, (3)Auburn University, Madison, AL, (4)Auburn University, Auburn University, AL
An overview of a two year study of the dispersal and population fluctuations of Rotylenchulus reniformis through a soil profile upon introduction into a cotton field and the potential effects of rainfall on dispersal.