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Mississippi Cotton: Foliar Diseases Don’t Warrant a Fungicide

Mississippi Cotton: Foliar Diseases Don’t Warrant a Fungicide

👤By Darrin Dodds and Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Unsightly spots on cotton leaves are becoming more common as the year progresses.  There are a number of things that can cause cotton leaf spotting including herbicide injury, disease, insect feeding (i.e. spider mites), or numerous other factors.

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South Dakota Soybeans: Bacterial Blight on the Increase in Some Fields

South Dakota Soybeans: Bacterial Blight on the Increase in Some Fields

👤By Emmanuel Byamukama and Connie Tande, South Dakota State University 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Bacterial blight was found in several soybean fields scouted in Brookings, Deuel and Moody counties. Recent heavy storms and/or hail injury may have increase the prevalence of bacterial blight. As the weather heats back up, typically over the optimum 75

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Georgia: Target Spot in Cotton, White Mold in Peanuts, Watch for Soybean Rust

Georgia: Target Spot in Cotton, White Mold in Peanuts, Watch for Soybean Rust

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Extension County Agent 🕔Aug 4, 2017

The current weather is very favorable for development of target spot and also spread of bacterial blight in cotton. There are reports of white mold and some leaf spot in peanuts. Asian soybean rust is present in kudzu but hasn’t

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Georgia Peanuts, Cotton, Soybeans: Conditions Perfect for Disease Development

Georgia Peanuts, Cotton, Soybeans: Conditions Perfect for Disease Development

👤By Will Lovett, University of Georgia Extension Agent 🕔Jul 21, 2017

Weather conditions are absolutely perfect now for white mold and leaf spot diseases of peanut, and bacterial blight of cotton, and also for diseases of soybeans to include soybean rust and frogeye leaf spot (which we are seeing more of these

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Texas – West Plains IPM: Cotton Blooms Close; No Sugarcane Aphid, So Far

Texas – West Plains IPM: Cotton Blooms Close; No Sugarcane Aphid, So Far

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife IPM Agent in Hockley, Cochran and Lamb Counties 🕔Jul 21, 2017

Cotton has really been growing off well under the current weather conditions. Many fields are reaching bloom stage or will be blooming in the next week or so. This is a great milestone physiologically to achieve before the end of

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Tennessee Cotton: Don’t Let Bacterial Blight Fool You

Tennessee Cotton: Don’t Let Bacterial Blight Fool You

👤By Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Jul 20, 2017

Think you are seeing target spot in your cotton? Make sure to double check it’s not just bacterial blight…

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Ohio Soybeans: Septoria Brown Spot and Bacterial Blight – No Need for Fungicides

Ohio Soybeans: Septoria Brown Spot and Bacterial Blight – No Need for Fungicides

👤By Anne Dorrance and Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University Soybean Specialists 🕔Jul 18, 2017

As folks can get in through the muddy fields a couple of foliar diseases are beginning to be spotted. The first, Septoria brown spot, is a normal disease found throughout Ohio on the very lower canopy. On unadapted germplasm or

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Mississippi Cotton: Bacterial Blight Showing Up; No Target Spot Yet

Mississippi Cotton: Bacterial Blight Showing Up; No Target Spot Yet

👤By Tom Allen and Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University Extension Specialists 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Once again, cotton fields have been observed to contain bacterial blight. As of July 6, target spot has not been observed in the MS cotton crop. However, be mindful that several things can appear quite similar to target spot.

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Georgia Cotton: Be on Look for Target Spot, Bacterial Blight

Georgia Cotton: Be on Look for Target Spot, Bacterial Blight

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 23, 2017

In addition to root-knot nematodes and target spot disease, Georgia cotton farmers should be prepared to fight bacterial blight, said University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait. Kemerait advises producers, specifically those who farm in fields with a

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Texas Cotton: Researchers Identify Cause of Bacterial Blight

Texas Cotton: Researchers Identify Cause of Bacterial Blight

👤By Kathleen Phillips, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 24, 2017

Researchers have figured out how a once-defeated bacterium has re-emerged to infect cotton in a battle that could sour much of the Texas and U.S. crop. And it boils down to this: A smart bacteria with a sweet tooth. “It’s

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