On January 27, 2018, Dr. Jonathan Schulthies from NC State University will speak about: “Watermelon Pollenizer Comparisons and Placement; Mini watermelon Cultivar Evaluations in NC”.
Georgia watermelon growers had a successful crop for the 2017 season.
Also our pumpkin crop has been a complete loss from the viruses these whiteflies transmit. The whiteflies have too many plant hosts for adequate control with populations this large. Source: Georgia Field Reports: Hurricane Irma Sends Farmers Into Lockdown | AgFax
June’s rainfall increased the potential for diseases to strike south Georgia watermelon fields.
Because P. capsici can survive in soil for several years, fields without a history of Phytophthora blight should be selected for planting.
Fusarium wilt is on the rise in Georgia watermelon fields. University of Georgia scientists are studying whether this fungal disease can be managed through fumigation. Source: CAES NEWS | Fusarium Wilt
Fusarium wilt is on the rise in Georgia watermelon fields.
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