Rotation offers peanut disease control flexibility

Hollis, Paul L.
July 2013
Southeast Farm Press;7/17/2013, Vol. 40 Issue 18, p1
Trade Publication
The article presents the views of Austin Hagan, plant pathologist at the Auburn University Extension in Auburn, Alabama, on the crop rotation technology to increase peanut yields by controlling diseases in the crop. He mentions the Peanut Rx system which allows growers to develop a prescription for each field on a farm. He states that planting the right variety with right spacing helps in disease control. He mentions that the system is advantageous for new cultivars such as Georgia-06G.


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