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Henn, A.

Predicted conditions surrounding Isaac favor diseases of peanut

🕔21:39, 26.Aug 2012

As of Sunday evening, it appears that Tropical Storm Isaac will slow, turn into a hurricane, and hit our Gulf Coast sometime Tuesday. Rainfall amounts are forecast in inches below I-20 and tropical storm conditions are expected to prevail for

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Week of August 10 Peanut Crop Update

🕔11:08, 10.Aug 2012

As a Plant Pathologist, I tend to divide the peanut crop in Mississippi into growing areas based on the “climate” and soils.  Both influence the type and amount of disease pressure experienced in that growing area and, incidentally, quality and

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Last of July/First August Update and Ernesto Advisory

🕔23:53, 5.Aug 2012

Current update Last of July/First of August and Tropical Storm Ernesto Advisory White mold White mold began germinating and growing on dead organic matter in the south about 18 days ago in south central Mississippi, but really started to kill

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Southern stem rot or white mold of peanut

🕔07:33, 2.Jul 2012

Discusses the life cycle, management and identification of white mold or southern stem rot of peanut caused by Sclerotium rolfsii. It includes a section on how to distinguish it from a white mold look-alike. Southern stem rot or white mold

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Tomato Spotted Wilt, Quick Identification

Tomato Spotted Wilt, Quick Identification

🕔08:30, 20.Jun 2012

Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) has historically been a devastating disease of peanuts. Given the high thrips population this spring and large population of flowering winter weeds known to be TSWV hosts, I was expecting a TSWV year. I was

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Table of Peanut Fungicides Labeled in Mississippi

🕔12:42, 18.Jun 2012

I have been asked for my “cheat sheets” of peanut fungicides labeled for use in Mississippi. Here are two tables, one alphabetized by active ingredient (primary a.i. if more than one a.i.) and the second table alphabetized by Trade Name.

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Peanut Disease Update: week of May 27 – June 1.

Peanut Disease Update: week of May 27 – June 1.

🕔08:04, 7.Jun 2012

Before getting to the state disease summary, a quick note on two diseases common at this time of year, Pepper Spot/Leaf Scorch and funky leaf spot (FLS). Funky Leaf Spot is important because the early symptoms can be confused with

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