Texas Blacklands Cotton: Foliar Diseases and Premature Defoliation an Arising Issue Aug 24, 2021

🕔Aug 24, 2021
GENERAL A much-needed rain for cotton came this past weekend and the first part of this last week and should provide enough moisture to finish out the cotton crop. The […]

Alabama Cotton: Weather Ripe for Disease Development, Stemphylium Leaf Spot Active Aug 19, 2021

🕔Aug 19, 2021
Warm, wet weather will continue to drive disease pressure in August, especially target spot and areolate mildew in cotton. As of August 11, target spot has been confirmed in several […]

Alabama Cotton: Stemphylium Leafspot – What You Should Know – Video Aug 13, 2020

🕔Aug 13, 2020
I am still getting a lot of questions about Stemphylium leafspot in cotton. Alabama Extension fertility specialist Dr. Audrey Gamble and I discuss why it is so prevalent this year […]

Alabama Cotton: K Deficiency and Related Foliar Diseases Aug 10, 2020

🕔Aug 10, 2020
Over the past few weeks we’ve observed several cotton fields with Stemphylium leaf spot. The ultimate cause is a depletion of potassium (K) in leaf tissues. Potassium is rapidly exported from leaves […]

Alabama Cotton: Dealing with Stemphylium Leaf Spot Aug 3, 2020

🕔Aug 3, 2020
I have visited several cotton fields with Stemphylium leaf spot. Stemphylium starts off as small brown lesions, and as they enlarge, they can lead to massive premature defoliation. There are […]

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. […]

Georgia Cotton: 1st Bloom is Here; Protect Your Crop, Maximize Yields Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019
Three foliar diseases are expected to affect cotton production in Georgia this year and all of them may become more apparent in July. One of them, Stemphylium leaf spot, is […]

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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