Mississippi Cotton: Varietal Susceptibility to Bacterial Blight

🕔Dec 11, 2018During 2018, Mississippi State University researchers inoculated 67 cotton varieties with the bacterium responsible for bacterial blight in order to measure the varieties’ susceptibility to the disease.

Mississippi Cotton: Rapid Detection Method from Infected Plant Material

🕔Oct 19, 2018Several years ago, following the outbreaks of bacterial blight in 2011 and 2012, a project was initiated to develop a rapid, molecular diagnostic tool to detect the cotton bacterial blight […]

Cotton: PhytoGen Breeding Traits Help Protect Against Diseases, Pests

🕔Aug 29, 2018At harvest, cotton growers learn how much yield-robbing diseases and pests impacted fiber production. This knowledge helps determine the best varieties to plant next season.  Diseases such as bacterial blight […]

Georgia Cotton: Disease Management – Aug. Is an Important Month for This Year and Next

🕔Aug 3, 2018One of the most important components of disease and nematode control in the cotton crop is “timeliness”.  “Timeliness” means deploying the best management tactic to fight diseases and nematodes before […]

Mississippi Cotton: IDing Foliar Diseases – Canopy Location Helps

🕔Jul 24, 2018Over the last several years it has become increasingly important to consider specific foliar diseases in cotton. The best way to consider the specific disease present is to break the […]

Georgia Crops: Conditions Perfect for Disease

🕔Jun 19, 2018Here is our corn in the field. It is silking now and may have less issues than any other crop right now. Sunshine is helping with pollination. Silks come out […]

Mississippi Cotton: Foliar Diseases Don’t Warrant a Fungicide

🕔Aug 16, 2017Unsightly 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. […]

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

🕔Aug 4, 2017Bacterial 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 […]

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

🕔Aug 4, 2017The 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 […]

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

🕔Jul 21, 2017Weather 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 […]

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