Disease Control / Nematodes Stories

Cotton Production

Protect Your Profits: Safeguard Seed from Nematodes and Disease

December 30, 2013

As 2014 begins, it’s clear that cotton growers will be looking for cost-cutting efficiencies to help them remain productive and

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Put a Bulls-Eye on Target Spot

July 9, 2013

Sometimes, something different or unexplained just appears – something that leaves even experts scratching their heads. Simply put, that’s target

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Texas Producers Find Root Rot Solutions with Topguard

February 26, 2013

Throughout Texas, cotton growers can finally solve the costly problem of cotton root rot, thanks to the U.S. Environmental Protection

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Arysta LifeScience, Cheminova Form Partnership, Introduce New Fungicide

January 15, 2013

Arysta LifeScience North America, LLC and Cheminova, Inc. have formed a partnership to combine two best-in-class fungicide chemistries through a

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Eliminating Cotton Root Rot Could Save $20 Million

December 19, 2012

Plaguing 20% of cotton crops in Texas and Arizona, two of the U.S.’s top producing states, Phymatotrichopsis omnivore – also

EPA Approves Emergency Use of Cheminova Fungicide

October 31, 2012

After a tumultuous growing season overshadowed by drought, the U.S. Enviromental Protection Agency has granted cotton growers access to Cheminova’s

BASF Seed Treatment to Compliment Monsanto’s Acceleron Portfolio

March 27, 2012

BASF announced recently that it has reached an exclusive supply agreement with Monsanto Company for fungicide seed treatments for cotton

Monsanto to Use BASF Fungicide to Maximize Cotton Performance

March 22, 2012

BASF on Wednesday said one of its key active ingredients will be used in Monsanto’s seed treatments in North America.

EPA Grants Emergency Exemption to TOPGUARD Fungicide

March 15, 2012

Texas cotton growers are on track to regain millions of dollars in lost yield potential now that the U.S Environmental

EPA Approves MANA’s MasterCop Fungicide/Bactericide

February 16, 2012

MasterCop fungicide/bactericide, from MANA Crop Protection, has received approval by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its new copper

Cotton Bunchy Top Disease a Concern in Australia

April 22, 2011

A recent visit to cotton farms across central Queensland by Cotton Australia and the Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development

Fungicide Profitability Calculator Available

February 23, 2011

The Iowa Soybean Association On-Farm Network has released a fungicide management calculator tool it has developed to help Iowa growers

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Sweet Tooth Bacteria Tracked in Bacterial Blight

May 25, 2017

Thanks to a new discovery, researchers now may be better equipped to help Texas cotton farmers battle bacterial blight.

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CSI AgriLife: Working to Solve a New Blight Mystery

March 10, 2017

Dr. Terry Wheeler and her Texas A&M AgriLife pathology colleagues are working to solve a mysterious problem thought to have been resolved 40 years ago.

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Options for Farmers Battling Cotton Root Rot

January 17, 2017

Cotton root rot disease continues to be a major threat to Texas cotton, but there are options available to help farmers fend off potential threats or lessen the potential economic hardship.

Disease Control / Nematodes

Nematodes Can Survive Winter

December 28, 2016

Just about every crop has its nematode challenges. And many of our winter weeds are excellent overwintering hosts.

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Reviewing Bacterial Blight in Georgia Cotton

September 30, 2016

Over the past two growing seasons, bacterial blight has been more visible in Georgia’s cotton than it has been in a number of years.

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Spotting (and Managing) Target Spot

August 23, 2016

Target spot may never be a major problem in Mid-South cotton. But, as seen this year, growers need to watch for it under the right field conditions.

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New Webcast Focuses on Cotton Virus Detection and Treatment

November 2, 2015

A new webcast focusing on the detection and treatment of cotton viruses has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.

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Researchers Discover Link to Nematode Activity

September 30, 2015

Scientists at the University of Missouri and the University of Bonn in Germany have found a genetic link to a hormone that nematodes use for feeding.

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Solving the Nematode Puzzle

August 27, 2015

Growers and consultants in Georgia are finding ways to help boost yields and profits in nematode-infested fields.

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New Cotton Webcasts Focus on Seedling Diseases and Soil Fertility

April 29, 2015

Two new webcasts focusing on seedling diseases and soil fertility have been added to the Focus on Cotton online webcast resource.

Disease Control / Nematodes

Not All Boll Rot Caused by Bacterial Blight

October 31, 2014

Identifying the cause of boll rot in Mississippi this season is not a simple task.