Mississippi Cotton: Varietal Response to Bacterial Blight Dec 7, 2020

🕔Dec 7, 2020
During 2020, two sets of the cotton varieties (56 entries) contained in the Mississippi State University Official Variety Trial were planted in Stoneville.  At flowering (7/15/2020), plants were inoculated with […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Disease Notes for Early July Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Soybean and corn are growing well across much of Minnesota. As they grow and become more dense, conditions also become more favorable for diseases. White mold is a concern in […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Late Season Diseases Widespread Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
Record rainfall during August and continued wet conditions into September are much to blame for the flush of diseases Nebraska’s soybean crop has been experiencing. The following describes some of […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybean: Late Season Disease Notes Sep 11, 2019

🕔Sep 11, 2019
Although it is getting late in this growing season, it is worthwhile to take note of corn and soybean diseases that have developed in fields in Minnesota and the region. […]

Georgia Cotton: 6 Diseases to Watch for in August Aug 1, 2019

🕔Aug 1, 2019
In my world of all things “disease and nematode management” of Georgia’s cotton crop, August is a very important month for growers. It is important for two very different reasons. […]

Tennessee Cotton: Diseases – What To Be on Lookout For Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019
The usual foliar spotting has been seen: leaf spot complex and target spot. In addition to the fungal leaf spot, bacterial blight leaf symptoms have also been reported

Mississippi Cotton: Varietal Susceptibility to Bacterial Blight Dec 11, 2018

🕔Dec 11, 2018
During 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, 2018

🕔Oct 19, 2018
Several 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, 2018

🕔Aug 29, 2018
At 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, 2018

🕔Aug 3, 2018
One 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 […]

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