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    COAST. Sances, Frank1, B.A. Aglave1, S. Ockey2 and M.B. Dimock2. 1Pacific Ag Group, 1840 Biddle Ranch Road, San Luis Obispo, CA-93401; and 2Certis USA L.L.C. 9145 Guilford Road, Suite 175, Columbia, MD 21046. Using the implementation in the Montreal Accord of 2007 on restricting ozone depleting gases, also as responses to growing regulatory restrictions, the usage of methyl bromide as well as other fumigants in agriculture has been on a steady decline. Helpful and secure option remedies are getting investigated with renewed interest, registered, and utilised in commercial grape production all through California increasing regions. The present study was performed to decide the effectiveness of single and numerous year therapies in the Bio Nematicide, MeloCon WG for handle of plant parasitic nematodes of Grapevine in central California. Melocon is a granular formulation containing spores in the fungus Paecilomyces lilacinus strain 251, a naturally-occurring beneficial fungus from soil. Experimental remedies of MeloCon were applied to replicate plots at 4 lb/acre alone and in mixture using the organo-silicon surfactant, Break-Thru at 0.05 v/v, in comparison to the commercial common Nemacure at four qt/acre. Several crop parameters had been evaluated to examine efficacy of these therapies against naturally occurring resident nematodes in a commercial central valley vineyard. The analysis was carried out from 2009 to 2011 exactly where applications of MeloCon was applied through the drip irrigation method. The significant grapevine nematodes present have been root-knot nematode (RKN), ring nematode, stubby root nematode, pin nematode. MeloCon in combination with Break-Thru therapy exhibited the lowest nematode population counts, comparable for the commercial standard Nemacure. In 2009, 2010, and 2011, this remedy showed an typical reduction of 42 , 57 , and 65.7 , respectively, in total nematode species,. This reduction was superior to all other treatment options which includes the industrial common. Calculated Reproduction aspects from RKN annual averages showed the UTC, Nemacure, Melocon, and Melocon with Break-Thru, elevated via 2011 at 3.26, 0.88, 0.69, and 0.31, respectively. Ring nematode reproduction elements from these exact same 4 treatment options have been 0.43, 0.13, 0.22, and 0.03 respectively. There had been no differences in vine vigor measurement throughout 2009, but 2010 onward, MeloCon in combination with Break Thru at 4lb/acre had regularly greater vigor than each untreated and chemical standard treatment options. EXPRESSION OF HOST-DERIVED RNAi TARGETED TO A ROOT-KNOT NEMATODE PARASITISM GENE IN NICOTIANA TABACUM. Schweri, Kathryn1, G. Title Loaded From File Huang2, M.G. Mitchum3, T.J. Baum4, R.S. Hussey2, R. Lewis1, and E.L. Davis1. 1Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695; 2Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602; 3Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211; and 4Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011. The parasitism genes of phytoparasitic nematodes encode effector proteins which might be developed in specialized esophageal gland cells and secreted from the nematode stylet into host plant root cells. The secreted nematode effectors are differentially expressed in the course of the parasitic approach from root invasion by means of the initiation and maintenance of complicated feeding cells by sedentary phytoparasitic nematode species. The 16D10 parasitism gene from the root-knot.

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