Tag Archive: Fungicide

Corn Disease Management: When to Apply a Fungicide?

Southern Rust in field corn at the UF/IFAS Plant Research Center, Citra. Photo: Nick Dufualt. By Nicholas Dufault and Maria C. Velez-Climent, UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department Recently, southern corn rust (Puccinia polysora) (Figure 1) was identified in Seminole County, Georgia and southern Alabama. Our current rainfall trends have many wondering if it would be beneficial …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/16/corn-disease-management-when-to-apply-a-fungicide/

Fungicide Considerations for the Mid-point of the Peanut Growing Season

Most of the peanuts are close to lapping in Santa Rosa County. Photo Credit John Atkins Mid July is the time of year where, for most of us, we are at the mid-point in our peanut production season. The peanut plants, if not already lapped, are at a point where the canopy traps humidity and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/07/23/fungicide-considerations-for-the-mid-point-of-the-peanut-growing-season/

Update on 2014 peanut leaf spot fungicide trials in Citra, FL.

Figure 1. An aerial image of 2014 peanut leaf spot fungicide trial from the University of Florida Plant Science Research and Education Unit in Citra, FL on 9/25/14. The management of early and late leaf spot in peanuts is an essential task for growers each year. Currently, there are a number of fungicide products available …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/28/update-on-2014-peanut-leaf-spot-fungicide-trials-in-citra-fl/

Small Grain Fungicide Decisions

Many small grains in the Panhandle are in boot stage or just beginning to flower. Photo Credit: Josh Thompson Considerable acreage of wheat and other small grains was planted this past fall because of the favorable prices. Much of the fall planted crop is already in boot and flowering stages. One question that every grower will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/12/small-grain-fungicide-decisions/