Tag Archives: 2013 Pesticide Guide

Disease Management: Peanut Rx

Many factors combine to influence the risk of losses to TSWV. Some factors are more important than others, but no single factor can be used as a reliable TSWV control measure. Research data and on-farm observations indicate that when combinations of factors are considered, an individual field’s risk of losses due to TSWV can be estimated. There is no way ... Read More »

Disease Management: Minimizing Peanut Disease

By Robert Kemerait, Albert Culbreath, John Beasley, Eric Prostko, Tim Brenneman, Nathan Smith, Scott Tubbs, Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan and Mark Boudreau, The University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; Barry Tillman, Diane Rowland and Nicholas Dufault, The University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences; Austin Hagan and Ayanava Majumdar, Auburn University. Effective management of diseases that affect ... Read More »

Aphids A Problem In 2012

By Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Peanut Entomologist, Alabama Cooperative Extension System In 2012, reports on aphids feasting on peanut pegs were confirmed in many areas, including the panhandle of Florida. It is likely that drought contributed to the infestation and lack of adequate control of the minute pest. Although many species of aphids have been recorded on peanuts, adult aphids found ... Read More »