Field evaluations of the Maturity Group IV entries in the MSU OVT were conducted at each of the locations where trials were planted (Brooksville (n=2), Clarksdale, Longwood, Olive Branch, Raymond, […]
One of the questions over the past few seasons has to do with the presence of phytotoxicity and how varieties may differ in sensitivity following a fungicide application.
During 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 […]
During 2018, Mississippi State University researchers inoculated 67 cotton varieties with the bacterium responsible for bacterial blight in order to measure the varieties’ susceptibility to the disease.
All of the entries in the 2018 Mississippi State University Official Variety Trials (OVT) were evaluated for their reaction to the stem canker fungus. In addition, a few varieties (n=10) […]
Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center have a conversation with Dr. Tom Allen, […]
Since 2008/2009, seed quality issues have continued to plague soybean farmers in Mississippi and much of the Mid-southern U.S. During 2018, seed quality has been a much larger issue with […]
Several years ago, following the outbreaks of bacterial blight in 2011 and 2012, a project was initiated to develop a rapid, molecular diagnostic tool to detect the cotton bacterial blight […]
Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center, sit down with Dr. Tom Allen to […]
Even though southern blight has most recently been a disease we relate to young soybean plants, the 2018 season has seen a major increase in the levels of southern blight […]