While nematodes are tough on corn, these microscopic-sized pests are quite fragile and easily destroyed if not handled gently during the sampling process.
In this video, Missy Bauer, Associate Field Agronomist for Farm Journal, provides some simple directions to insure your sampling success.
You can learn more
about nematode pressures, identification, diagnostics, and ongoing Farm Journal Test Plots research at this summer's Corn College. One-day sessions are still open for registration. www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com