New peanut varieties help battle diseases

Hollis, Paul L.
March 2006
Southeast Farm Press;3/8/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the changes made to the University of Georgia Peanut Disease Risk Index for 2005. Older peanut varieties have been removed from the index. The number of points assigned to some varieties in a disease category has been changed. This is a sure sign that the best hope growers have of fighting diseases might be found in the development of new cultivars.


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