Nematodes Important to Agriculture in Wisconsin

  • Ann E. MacGuidwin
Part of the Sustainability in Plant and Crop Protection book series (SUPP)


Agriculture in Wisconsin is very diverse and important to the U.S. economy (Table 7.1). The state is a leader in the dairy industry and the production of corn for silage. Wisconsin produces more snap beans for processing, cranberries and ginseng that any other state and ranks among the top five states for forage, potatoes and processing vegetables (USDA NASS, United States Department of Agriculture, National Agriculture Statistics Service., 2017). The state contributes to the forest products industry with significant acreage devoted to silviculture. Organic agriculture is very prominent and Wisconsin is outranked only by California for the number of organic farms.


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  1. 1.Plant Pathology DepartmentUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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