Okra Roots Ball Up - Knowledgebase Question

Chouteau, OK
Question by ernelmccoyc
March 1, 2000
My okra plants ball up at the root, and do not produce, why?

Answer from NGA
March 1, 2000


Your plants are probably suffering from root knot nematodes. To avoid this you need to be careful to rotate your plantings and, since you know that spot is affected, you might try soil solarization on that spot to try to control it.

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