TITLE

Peanut disease control begins with field history and rotation

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;4/17/2014, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the importance of knowing the history of a field to effectively control crop diseases, particularly the soil-borne pathogens in peanuts. According to Oklahoma State University Extension plant pathologist John Damicone, rotation, proper fungicide use and scouting also play significant roles in controlling peanut diseases. Damicone further highlights the need for farmers to consider all the available disease management tools to contain the disease.
ACCESSION #
95679187

 

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