Tag Archives: TSWV

Peanut Update – Start of Bloom

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. Some of the peanuts planted in April are starting to show their first blooms. In addition to signaling the start of the development of eventual peanut seed, bloom is … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: TSWV

Last week the question was:  What is wrong with this tomato? This tomato is showing symptoms of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV).  TSWV is vectored by thrips and can infect a number of crops like tomatoes, peppers, tobacco, and peanuts. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Thrips

Last week the question was:  What is this little critter? This is an immature thrips.  Though they are quite small and difficult to see, thrips can cause significant feeding damage in crops like peanuts and cotton.  They can also spread viruses like Tomato Spotted … Continue reading

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Peanut Planting Tips From Jay Chapin

A number of growers have begun planting peanuts.  Clemson’s interim peanut specialist, Jay Chapin, has put together some info based on some some questions he’s received recently. A FEW PLANTING TIME PEANUT QUESTIONS Seeding Rates? Our standard is still 6 seed/ … Continue reading

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