Understanding Nematode Sample Test Results - September 17, 2009
Dr. Terry Kirkpatrick and Ronnie Bateman
[Title Slide – Understanding Nematode Sample Test Results, With Ronnie Bateman and Dr. Terry Kirkpatrick, Nematode Specialists, Number 14 – September 17, 2009, Your Soybean Podcast, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board]
[Ronnie Bateman, Nematode Specialist] Once the sample has been taken in the field, you’ve properly bagged them and tagged them, the next step in getting them prepared to send to the Nematode Diagnostic Clinic is to fill out the appropriate form for your sample. [Computer screen showing the form] The form is now used, has to be filled out online, they are electronic. The web address for that online address is www.dddi.org/ua.
[Terry Kirkpatrick. Picture of a person in a lab looking at samples] Alright, once the nematode sample has been assayed and the nematodes have been counted and identified, [Picture of a person looking at samples through a microscope] the report goes back to the grower. And the report goes by email unless a special request we can mail paper copies but most are emailed [sample of a paper report], will have the identifying information here, the results [sample of results], just spread sheet of all the possible nematodes that could be found and then where those were found [sample of results with arrow pointing to number of nematodes found]. And then the bottom section on this form will just be a real short summary of control measures or suggested things to do to try to mitigate this damage and to deal with this issue. [sample of results with arrow pointing to recommendations]
[Narrator] Your Arkansas Soybean Podcast is a production of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and was funded in part by the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. For more information on soybean farming in Arkansas contact your local county Extension Office. [Title slide - For more information contact your local county Extension office. Your Arkansas Soybean Podcast, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board]