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Category Archives: Disease
This week Asian soybean rust was found in a field of R6 soybeans in Dillon. In a 100 leaf sample, only 2 leaves were found to have a small amount of pustules. With the vast majority of our soybeans now … Continue reading
This past week cucurbit downy mildew was found in Charleston and Horry Counties. Downy mildew blows in from the south in the summer and is a very serious disease once it is established. Anyone growing cucurbit crops (cucumber, watermelon, squash, … Continue reading
FROM: John Mueller, Extension Soybean Pathologist, Edisto Research and Education Center RUST WAS FOUND LAST WEEK ON SOYBEAN IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN A FIELD IN COLLETON COUNTY Last week rust was found in a field in Colleton County. We have … Continue reading
Southern rust was found yesterday just outside of Jackson, SC near Aiken. If growers in the Pee Dee haven’t applied a preventative fungicide yet, now would be a good time to start getting ready. We still haven’t seen rust in … Continue reading
Late last week, Phytophthora nicotianae (Black shank) was observed in an Horry County tobacco field. Although black shank is a fairly common tobacco disease in our area, it is uncommon to see the symptoms this early in the growing season. … Continue reading
PDF with working links: Late Blight Pot/Tom 2016
Leaf rust (Puccinia triticina) was found this week in Dillon County on wheat that is close to heading. Everyone growing wheat should scout their fields for rust as soon as they can. The ideal time to apply preventative fungicides to … Continue reading
Clemson Extension Plant Pathologist Tony Keinath has just released the latest version of the Watermelon Spray Guide. We still have a little while before planting, so click on this link to save the pdf version for later.
Here is a disease and mite update from Clemson Peanut Specialist Jay Chapin. Pretty simple: We need water not just to fill pods, but also to suppress mites, lesser cornstalk borer, and burrower bugs. All of our most serious peanut … Continue reading