Institution:Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on behalf of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service and University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
Region:Southeast (GA, FL, AL)
Project Fiscal Year:2017
Report Received Date:
Project NPB Budget:$13,000
Peanut plant pathology and nematology field trials were conducted in 2017 at the Brewton Agricultural Research Unit (2), Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center [GCREC] (10), Plant Breeding Unit [PBU] (2), and Wiregrass Research and Extension Center [WREC] (14) along with nematicide (2), seed treatment (2), winter cover crop (1), nematicide efficacy (2) and thrips management studies (2) at the latter location as well as additional peanut variety trials at Chilton Horticulture Research Center (1) and Sand Mountain Research and Extension Center in North Alabama (1). The project PI and cooperating personnel also collected disease data from the irrigated and rainfed PVT (2) and UPPT (1) advanced breeding line studies at the WREC as well as provided assistance to peanut breeder in assessing the reaction of peanut breeding material to foliar and soil diseases. A total of 42 peanut research studies were conducted in 2017 under this project.