Tag Archives: powdery mildew

Wheat in the Boot Stage

There is a lot of wheat out there starting to push out heads.  It’s been growing quickly since the cold a couple weeks ago.  Here’s a photo of a few heads just starting to peek out of the flag leaf. … Continue reading

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2017 Watermelon Disease Control Guide

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Powdery Mildew on Fall Watermelon

Clemson Plant Pathologist Tony Keinath recently found powdery mildew in his fall watermelon plots at the Coastal REC in Charleston.  He says this is the first time he has observed powdery mildew on fall watermelon, and its likely because the … Continue reading

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Powdery Mildew on Watermelon Found in Charleston

Clemson Extension Plant Pathologist Tony Keinath prepared the following statement on powdery mildew on watermelon: Powdery mildew was found today (5/16) on seedless watermelon at the Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston, SC. Symptoms of yellow and brown spots … Continue reading

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Wheat Jointing

The wheat fields have really taken off in the last two weeks.  After an ugly winter, they’re looking thick and green and most fields have started jointing.  Here’s a photo of a field planted into cotton stubble.  A week ago … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Powdery Mildew

Last week the question was:   What is the white stuff on these cucumber leaves? This is powdery mildew.  It loves warm, humid weather and can spread quickly when these conditions occur.  A greenhouse is a great place for powdery mildew … Continue reading

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Wheat Pushing Out Heads

Wheat heads are emerging all over the Pee Dee.  Here’s a little update of whats going on in the fields. Powdery mildew is still showing up in some areas on susceptible varieties.  The weather conditions have been perfect for it. … Continue reading

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Powdery Mildew in Wheat

Powdery mildew is showing up in wheat fields across the Pee Dee right now.  Powdery mildew develops readily when the humidity is high and temperatures are between 59 and 72.  If you walk through a wheat field on a cool morning … Continue reading

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