Alabama Cotton: Dealing with Target Spot, Areolate Mildew Damage

🕔Apr 16, 2019Target spot and areolate mildew—both cotton fungal diseases—can cause widespread early defoliation. According to an Alabama Extension plant pathologist, the target spot is a greater threat to intensively managed cotton, […]

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 […]

Alabama Peanuts, Cotton: Aug. a Bad Month for Foliar Diseases

🕔Aug 30, 2018Peanut Prior to the recent dry weather this past week, the generally wet and cloudy weather patterns over much of August across Alabama were favorable for the development of foliar […]

Sawyer on Crops: Cotton Diseases – Target Spot and Areolate Mildew – Podcast

🕔Aug 16, 2018Wet, humid conditions are causing problems with diseases in cotton. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, UGA Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses target spot and areolate mildew […]

Georgia Cotton: Target Spot and Areolate Mildew

🕔Aug 10, 2018Target spot and areolate mildew are present in a number of fields this year. At times, target spot and areolate mildew appear late enough in the season that the defoliation […]

Georgia Cotton: Disease Management – Aug. Is an Important Month for This Year and Next

🕔Aug 3, 2018One 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 […]

Mississippi Cotton: IDing Foliar Diseases – Canopy Location Helps

🕔Jul 24, 2018Over the last several years it has become increasingly important to consider specific foliar diseases in cotton. The best way to consider the specific disease present is to break the […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Limited Disease Pressure, Stay Alert

🕔Jul 24, 2018In my short career at MSU I would say this is one of the cleanest soybean crops I have seen. A limited number of fields with disease have been observed. […]

Cotton: Target Spot Prevention – It’s All About Timing

🕔Jul 12, 2018Target spot fungus has become a “when” instead of an “if” for many cotton farmers and consultants, particularly in Georgia. In that state, target spot has hit some farmers hard […]

Mississippi Cotton: Target Spot – 2017 Lucedale OVT Disease Rating Results

🕔Jan 30, 2018Target spot continues to be a hot discussion topic this winter. Lots of questions regarding what fungicide treatments work (not much looks positive here) and which varieties may appear to […]

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