The southern root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) is the most important yield-limiting plant-pathogenic nematode that affects soybean production in the mid-South. It is found in nearly all soybean producing counties in Arkansas […]
The Carolinas’ wet 2018 growing season presented tobacco and sweet potato growers with many challenges. Among those was achieving control of a relatively new species of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne enterolobii. […]
Grain Sorghum – You Must Scout! Grain sorghum ranges from just planted for cover to nearing harvest on early planted acres. Sorghum acres which have not developed a grain head […]
Farmers may have more success growing peanuts if they don’t continuously plant peanuts in the same field, according to Scott Tubbs, University of Georgia Tifton campus’s research cropping system agronomist […]
Mother Nature’s freezing January temperatures reduced nematode buildup in southern Georgia fields. But warmer temperatures this spring could spark nematode activity, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist […]
University of Georgia cotton breeder Peng Chee’s groundbreaking research in molecular genetics provides Georgia cotton farmers with root-knot-nematode-resistant cotton varieties. It also garnered Chee national recognition in January, when he […]
Over the past several years the number of fields observed to contain root-knot nematodes has increased across Mississippi.
Available soybean varieties do not contain resistance to the reniform nematode, but some tolerance within soybean varieties to the root-knot nematode does exist.
Over the past week, additional disease has been noted in the MS soybean production area. Increased calls regarding phytotoxicity associated with fungicide applications have also been received. The continued hot […]