The group consisting of core staff, PhD students and research assistants works on diagnosis, biology, distribution and management of plant parasitic nematodes of field and protected crops in the UK and worldwide.
Additionally, a number of projects have investigated the use of nematode communities as a proxy for soil health (bioindicators).
The group is active in knowledge transfer, training and education, consultancy and commercial trials. Group members are also involved in the organisation of conferences such as the Symposium of Potato Cyst Nematode Management and Advances in Nematology – see the Association of Applied Biologists for more details.
The core academic staff in the group are:
Biofumigation presentation given at Cereals on 12th June 2019 - Dr Matthew Back
If you are interested in collaborative research, training and education, consultancy or commercial trials please contact Dr Matthew Back.