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Suppression on plant-parasitic nematodes using a soil fumigation strategy based on ammonium bicarbonate and its effects on the nematode community.

Su L, Ruan Y, Yang X, Wang K, Li R, Shen Q - Sci Rep (2015)

Bottom Line: Results showed that a mixture (LAB) of lime (L) and ammonium bicarbonate (AB) in suitable additive amounts (0.857 g kg(-1) of L and 0.428 g kg(-1) of AB) showed stronger nematicidal ability than did the use of AB alone or the use of ammonium hydroxide (AH) and calcium cyanamide (CC) with an equal nitrogen amount.Fungivores and omnivore-predators were more sensitive to the direct effects of the chemicals than bacterivores.This study explored a novel fumigation agent for controlling plant-parasitic nematodes based on LAB and provides a potential strategy to ensure the worldwide development of the banana industry.

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Affiliation: Jiangsu Key Lab for Solid Organic Waste Utilization, National Engineering Research Center for Organic-based Fertilizers, Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center for Solid Organic Waste Resource Utilization, Nanjing Agricultural University, 210095, Nanjing, China.

ABSTRACT
Banana production is severely hindered by plant-parasitic nematodes in acidic, sandy soil. This study investigated the possibility of applying a novel fumigation agent based on ammonium bicarbonate as a strategy for controlling plant-parasitic nematodes under sealed conditions. Moreover, its effects on the nematode community in pot and field experiments were also measured using morphology and feeding-habit based classification and the PCR-DGGE method. Results showed that a mixture (LAB) of lime (L) and ammonium bicarbonate (AB) in suitable additive amounts (0.857 g kg(-1) of L and 0.428 g kg(-1) of AB) showed stronger nematicidal ability than did the use of AB alone or the use of ammonium hydroxide (AH) and calcium cyanamide (CC) with an equal nitrogen amount. The nematode community was altered by the different fumigants, and LAB showed an excellent plant-parasitic nematicidal ability, especially for Meloidogyne and Rotylenchulus, as revealed by morphology and feeding-habit based classification, and for Meloidogyne, as revealed by the PCR-DGGE method. Fungivores and omnivore-predators were more sensitive to the direct effects of the chemicals than bacterivores. This study explored a novel fumigation agent for controlling plant-parasitic nematodes based on LAB and provides a potential strategy to ensure the worldwide development of the banana industry.

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The total number of plant parasitic nematodes (ind./100 g root) in roots in CK and L controls and AB, LAB and AH treatments after harvest during the pot experiment.The error line means standard deviation of the mean. Bars with different letters indicate significant differences among the four treatments, as defined by Duncan’s test (P < 0.05).
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f3: The total number of plant parasitic nematodes (ind./100 g root) in roots in CK and L controls and AB, LAB and AH treatments after harvest during the pot experiment.The error line means standard deviation of the mean. Bars with different letters indicate significant differences among the four treatments, as defined by Duncan’s test (P < 0.05).

Mentions: At the end of the pot experiment, significant differences in the numbers of plant parasites and total nematodes were found among the three treatments and two controls for both the banana roots and the soil, and the lowest values were observed in the LAB treatment, followed by the AB treatment, AH treatment, L control and CK (pot soils with no additives) for roots (Fig. 3) and by the AB treatment, L control, AH treatment and CK for soil (Table 2).


Suppression on plant-parasitic nematodes using a soil fumigation strategy based on ammonium bicarbonate and its effects on the nematode community.

Su L, Ruan Y, Yang X, Wang K, Li R, Shen Q - Sci Rep (2015)

The total number of plant parasitic nematodes (ind./100 g root) in roots in CK and L controls and AB, LAB and AH treatments after harvest during the pot experiment.The error line means standard deviation of the mean. Bars with different letters indicate significant differences among the four treatments, as defined by Duncan’s test (P < 0.05).
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f3: The total number of plant parasitic nematodes (ind./100 g root) in roots in CK and L controls and AB, LAB and AH treatments after harvest during the pot experiment.The error line means standard deviation of the mean. Bars with different letters indicate significant differences among the four treatments, as defined by Duncan’s test (P < 0.05).
Mentions: At the end of the pot experiment, significant differences in the numbers of plant parasites and total nematodes were found among the three treatments and two controls for both the banana roots and the soil, and the lowest values were observed in the LAB treatment, followed by the AB treatment, AH treatment, L control and CK (pot soils with no additives) for roots (Fig. 3) and by the AB treatment, L control, AH treatment and CK for soil (Table 2).

Bottom Line: Results showed that a mixture (LAB) of lime (L) and ammonium bicarbonate (AB) in suitable additive amounts (0.857 g kg(-1) of L and 0.428 g kg(-1) of AB) showed stronger nematicidal ability than did the use of AB alone or the use of ammonium hydroxide (AH) and calcium cyanamide (CC) with an equal nitrogen amount.Fungivores and omnivore-predators were more sensitive to the direct effects of the chemicals than bacterivores.This study explored a novel fumigation agent for controlling plant-parasitic nematodes based on LAB and provides a potential strategy to ensure the worldwide development of the banana industry.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Jiangsu Key Lab for Solid Organic Waste Utilization, National Engineering Research Center for Organic-based Fertilizers, Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center for Solid Organic Waste Resource Utilization, Nanjing Agricultural University, 210095, Nanjing, China.

ABSTRACT
Banana production is severely hindered by plant-parasitic nematodes in acidic, sandy soil. This study investigated the possibility of applying a novel fumigation agent based on ammonium bicarbonate as a strategy for controlling plant-parasitic nematodes under sealed conditions. Moreover, its effects on the nematode community in pot and field experiments were also measured using morphology and feeding-habit based classification and the PCR-DGGE method. Results showed that a mixture (LAB) of lime (L) and ammonium bicarbonate (AB) in suitable additive amounts (0.857 g kg(-1) of L and 0.428 g kg(-1) of AB) showed stronger nematicidal ability than did the use of AB alone or the use of ammonium hydroxide (AH) and calcium cyanamide (CC) with an equal nitrogen amount. The nematode community was altered by the different fumigants, and LAB showed an excellent plant-parasitic nematicidal ability, especially for Meloidogyne and Rotylenchulus, as revealed by morphology and feeding-habit based classification, and for Meloidogyne, as revealed by the PCR-DGGE method. Fungivores and omnivore-predators were more sensitive to the direct effects of the chemicals than bacterivores. This study explored a novel fumigation agent for controlling plant-parasitic nematodes based on LAB and provides a potential strategy to ensure the worldwide development of the banana industry.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus