Quantifying the effects of crop rotation and tillage on soil suppressiveness to soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines). Neher’s group is responsible for soil community composition and food web structure of predaceous, fungivorous and bacterivorous nematodes and microbes associated with associated with biocontrol agents.
Lead Department or Center: Plant and Soil Science (PSS)
Community Partner: Senyu Chen, University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center
Project Timing: January 15, 2009 – January 14, 2013