Peanut disease risk index saves millions for producers across the Southeast

Hollis, Paul
December 2009
Southwest Farm Press;12/17/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 24, Special section p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the importance of the peanut disease risk index, Peanut Rx, to the economic aspect of the peanut agriculture industry in the U.S. as of 2009. It notes on the 14th year of the production season of the disease risk index where it continues to prove its value to growers. Moreover, the Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Index and the Peanut Fungal Disease Risk Index were combined in 2005 to produce the Peanut Disease Risk Index which eventually became the Peanut RX.


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