Georgia: White Mold on Peanuts; Angular Leaf Spot, Bacterial Blight in Cotton

🕔Aug 25, 2015This has been a bad year for white mold in peanuts with very favorable disease conditions. Angular leaf spot and bacterial blight have also been much more common in cotton […]

South Carolina: Question of the Week – Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus

🕔Jun 26, 2015Last week the question was:  What is wrong with this tomato? This tomato is showing symptoms of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV).  TSWV is vectored by thrips and can infect […]

Peanut Rx App Available for iPhone

🕔May 11, 2015Peanut Rx is a disease risk index that allows peanut growers in the SE to predict relative disease risk for the upcoming season based on management practices. The peanut Rx […]

Florida: Peanut Planting and Variety Decisions

🕔Apr 17, 2015Peanut planting time is just around the corner for most of the Florida panhandle, and warm April temperatures across the southeastern peanut belt mean that planting could begin sooner rather […]

Controlling the Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus, Researching Thrips May be the Key

🕔Apr 9, 2015A University of Georgia entomologist is searching for a way to control tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) by studying thrips – the insect that carries the disease. Thrips pass TSWV […]

California: Seminar on Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus , April 1

🕔Mar 25, 2015If you grow tomatoes, you ought to be concerned about thrips. They’re pests of  fruits, vegetable and horticultural crops, including tomatoes, grapes, strawberries and soybeans. They’re barely visible to the […]

AgFax Peanut Review: Growers Urged to Plant Earlier; Texoma Sells Drying Facility

🕔Nov 25, 2014Production Clint Thompson of University of Georgia reports on The Albany Herald that Georgia peanut farmers should plant a month earlier next season to limit the threat of tomato spotted […]

Georgia Peanuts: Fungicide Programs – Reduced Cost vs. Premium

🕔Nov 18, 2014Sclerotium rolfsii (White mold) and Rhizoctonia solani are soilborne pathogens that cause white mold and limb rot, major diseases in peanut production. The most effective control of these diseases has […]

Georgia Peanuts: Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus on Increase

🕔Nov 13, 2014Georgia peanut farmers are being urged to plant a month later next year to keep the threat of tomato spotted wilt virus at bay. In 1997, TSWV caused widespread damage […]

California Tomatoes: Thrips Projections, Recs Issued As Temps Rise

🕔Jun 3, 2014Maximum temperatures over the coming week are forecast to be in the mid 90s F, which is ideal for thrips development. TSWV has now been reported in all areas of […]

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