About the Cotton Nematode Research and Education Program

Details about how the program is funded and what the program objectives are.

Program Objectives: To build awareness among U.S. cotton producers of the growing economic impact of cotton nematodes and to provide information on identification of species; distribution and densities of populations; and control measures including cultural and chemical practices..

Program Commencement Date: 1986

Committee: The Beltwide Cotton Nematode Research and Education Committee is comprised of Extension and Research Specialists from Land Grant Universities across the cotton belt.  The committee meets on an annual basis to report research findings and identify new priority needs for future cooperative projects.  Annual meetings allow exchange of research findings in order to provide the latest research information to growers and consultants in all cotton states. 

Organization Conducting Program: The Cotton Foundation with the assistance of a grant from Bayer CropScience.