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Peanut Update – 60 DAP

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. While some of this year’s peanuts are right at 45 days old, others were planted about 60 days ago. Classically, 60 DAP marks the beginning of the critical period … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Pierce’s Disease

Last week the question was:  Which disease has infected this muscadine vine? This is a bacterial disease called Pierce’s disease, Xylella fastidiosa.  Pierce’s disease is vectored by leafhoppers, primarily the glassy winged sharpshooter.  The bacteria clog the xylem tissue in the … Continue reading

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Peanut Insect, Diesase, and Heat Update

Clemson Peanut Specialist Jay Chapin put together the following information for peanut growers. Extreme temperatures and drought stress are never good for peanuts in late July.  The majority of our crop is in the 60 – 80 DAP interval, a … Continue reading

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