Alabama Cotton: Blue Disease Present – Scout Closely, Submit Samples Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019
Extension professionals have already confirmed the presence of Cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV)—the causal agent of cotton blue disease — on multiple research substations across Alabama. The aphid-transmitted disease has […]

Georgia Cotton: Ramping Up Blue Disease Research Jul 8, 2019

🕔Jul 8, 2019
University of Georgia scientists are investigating the epidemiology of cotton leaf roll dwarf virus (CLRDV) in Georgia using a $75,000 grant jointly funded by the Georgia Cotton Commission and Cotton […]

Texas: Cotton Blue Disease Not Found in State, So Far Jul 5, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019
A new virus disease of cotton found so far in several southeastern US states has attracted a lot of attention lately.  This is the “cotton blue disease”, which is caused […]

South Carolina Cotton: First, Let’s Talk About Aphids Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
I am certainly getting plenty of calls about aphids, spider mites and plant bugs. Most folks are not seeing plant bugs at threshold levels but many are asking about aphids […]

Alabama Cotton: What to Know About Blue Disease – Video Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
Alabama Cooperative Extension System plant pathologists Dr. Kassie Conner and Dr. Austin Hagan give an update on Cotton leaf roll dwarf virus, or Cotton Blue Disease, a virus disease that was first […]

Alabama: Cotton Blue Disease – A Concern for Growers Going Into 2019 Crop Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019
With an estimated farm gate income of $325 million and yield of 899 pounds lint per acre on 470,000 acres in 2018, cotton is Alabama’s most economically important agronomic crop. […]

Georgia: Cotton Blue Disease – What We Know Apr 2, 2019

🕔Apr 2, 2019
In the fall of 2018, Cotton Leafroll Dwarf Virus (CLRDV) was confirmed to infect cotton in 14 South Georgia counties. This virus is vectored by aphids and associated with Blue […]

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