Grower Recounts Battle with Nematodes

Published online: Feb 08, 2019 Articles, Insecticide
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For a potato grower's perspective on nematodes, the GLOBAL Project has posted an interview with Bryan Searle of Searle Farms, in which Searle recounts the economic challenges and social impact he encountered when the pale cyst nematode (PCN) was detected in potato fields in southern Idaho in 2016.

To learn more about the GLOBAL Project’s fight against potato nematodes, visit their website at, to help raise awareness about the potato cyst nematode (Globodera pallida and G. rostochiensis), a quarantined, often vicious pest of potato.