Corn One Step Closer to Bacterial Leaf Streak Resistance

🕔Sep 13, 2019Bacterial leaf streak, a foliar disease in corn, has only been in the United States for a handful of years, but Tiffany Jamann says it’s a major problem in the […]

Kentucky Wheat: Selecting the Right Varieties

🕔Aug 30, 2019Kentucky wheat producers have a critical decision to make at this time of year: choosing the wheat varieties that they will plant this fall. Year to year climate variability means […]

Rice: Blast Resistance Could Be on the Horizon

🕔Aug 16, 2019Researchers have uncovered an unusual protein activity in rice that can be exploited to give crops an edge in the evolutionary arms race against rice blast disease, a major threat […]

Disease Management: Variety Susceptibility – What Do the Terms Mean?

🕔Jun 20, 2019The terms used to define the different responses of host plants are often used in trade publications, scientific journal articles, variety trial booklets, and in the information distributed by seed […]

Minnesota Wheat: New Disease-Resistant Variety Available

🕔Jun 18, 2019The University of Minnesota (UMN) has released a new hard red spring wheat variety called ‘MN-Washburn.’ MN-Washburn features excellent straw strength and good overall disease resistance. In particular, it contains […]

Mississippi Cotton: Varietal Response to Target Spot in 2018

🕔Jan 25, 2019During 2018, the cotton official variety trial at Lucedale and Stoneville was evaluated for the response to target spot. Natural infection occurred during the season and plots were evaluated for […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Variety Response to Taproot Decline

🕔Jan 18, 2019Taproot decline of soybean usually is not noticed until pod fill when interveinal chlorosis and necrosis become evident from the turn row.  However, the disease may cause seed rot, seedling disease, […]

Wheat: New Insights on Rust Resistance

🕔Dec 26, 2018Researchers from Aarhus University, Denmark, have contributed to creating new knowledge about resistance to yellow rust, which is a serious fungal disease in wheat. The results can have global importance. […]

Arkansas Rice: Cultivar Responses to Major Diseases

🕔Oct 9, 2018Field history information is critical to matching rice cultivars with the right fields.  For instance, planting a blast-susceptible cultivar in historically blast-prone fields is not advisable.  Usually hybrids, and varieties […]

Apples: Disease Resistant Varieties Expected to Become More Popular

🕔Nov 15, 2017You may not find them in the produce aisle yet, but it’s only a matter of time before new disease-resistant apple cultivars overtake favorites like Honeycrisp in popularity, according to […]

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