Guava root-knot nematode now 'difficult to eradicate' in Queensland

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February 15 2023 - 1:00pm
Severe root galling caused by GRKN on tomato (left) and cucumber root system damage caused by the round worms. Picture by DAF
Severe root galling caused by GRKN on tomato (left) and cucumber root system damage caused by the round worms. Picture by DAF

QUEENSLAND growers are concerned and being vigilant as the invasive guava root-knot nematode has now been detected multiple times in the state.

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Brad Marsellos

Queensland Country Life Journalist

With more than 20 years working in the media, Brad is an award-winning photographer, video, and digital story teller who loves reporting from the field and meeting the characters country Queensland.

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