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The array of pests that threaten UK field crops is evolving and two relatively unknown nematodes species are on the rise in British potato fields. Crops asked two expert nematologists, Tom Prior of food science experts Fera and Colin Fleming of Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI),  to describe the pests and what to do if their presence is suspected.     See also: Advice on how to protect your spuds from high blight risk Root-lesion nematode The root-lesion nematode, Pratylenchus penetrans, alongside root knot […]