TifGuard variety will give Georgia peanut growers help in nematode battle

Thompson, Clint
November 2013
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;11/ 7/2013, p4
The article discusses the effects of nematodes on peanut crops in Georgia according to experts from the University of Georgia (UGA). Particular focus is given to the use of TifGuard, which is a peanut variety developed in Tifton, Georgia by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) breeder Corley Holbrook and UGA cooperators, to prevent nematode reproduction. Comments from plant pathologist Tim Brenneman about compromised crop yields are presented.


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