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Variety choice more important than chemicals when it comes to nematodes

In Delta Farm Press

Unlike pigweeds or plant bugs, nematodes are an out-of-sight, out-of-mind pest. Left untreated, however, this parasitic organism in the roots of a cotton plant can substantially reduce cotton yield. 349 more words

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Wheat scab is "disaster waiting to happen" in North Carolina

In Southeast Farm Press

Christina Cowger urges North Carolina wheat producers to be prepared for fusarium head blight or scab this year by monitoring their risks and signing up for free scab alerts from the U.S. 689 more words

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Plant Diseases

Anthracnose is a type of plant diseases.  It is mostly found in the eastern part of the United States.  This diseases is caused by fungi in the genus colletotrichum this is a common group of plant pathogens which is responsible for the diseases.   145 more words

Update: New Pest & Disease Records (27 Jan 16)

We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include the antifungal activities of… 357 more words

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UGA peanut agronomist fears Georgia's peanut crop could be vulnerable to increased disease pressure next year

In Georgia FACES

By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia

This year’s peanut yields in Georgia was among the state’s highest, but University of Georgia peanut agronomist Scott Monfort fears that next year’s crop will be vulnerable to increased disease pressure. 429 more words

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East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference set Feb. 16 in Nacogdoches

by Robert Burns, Texas A&M AgriLife

The East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference set Feb. 16 in Nacogdoches will cover topics of interest to conventional and organic growers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event organizers. 333 more words

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