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Globodera pallida

  • PCN (Potato Cyst Nematode)

    Photography: HAU Potato cyst nematode is the most important potato pest in the UK and has the potential to cause substantial yield losses.  There are two species of PCN, Globodera rostochiensis and...

  • R433 PhD Studentship: Population dynamics of potato cyst nematodes

    Aims of the project determine how mixtures of the two species of PCN compete on different genotypes of potato in which resistance or susceptibility to one or other species are combined investigate...

  • R432 PCN Calculator: Generation of new variety tolerance information

    Aim: To provide information on the tolerance of potato varieties to Globodera pallida under field conditions. Industry Challenge The damage caused by potato cyst nematodes (PCN) Globodera...

  • R287 PCN - DNA-based Detection Systems

    Aim: To develop rapid, DNA-based diagnostics to quantify the amount of Globodera pallida and/or G. rostochiensis in a soil sample. Current methods to detect and identify the potato cyst nematodes,...

  • R264 Tolerance to PCN damage

    Aim: To further develop a computer based model for the integrated control of the white potato cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) by providing extensive variety tolerance data. A former AHDB Potatoes-...

  • R254 Drip Irrigation of Nematicides for PCN Control

    Aim: To evaluate drip irrigation as a novel delivery system of nematicides, for the improved targeting and control of nematode pests in potatoes The combination of the extended hatching pattern of...