Institution:Mississippi State University
Project Fiscal Year:2015
Report Received Date:
Project NPB Budget:$7,424
1) To determine the efficacy of at-planting insecticides against thrips and other early season insect pests in peanut, and determine their impact on yield.
2) To determine the impact of foliar feeding insect pests on peanut yields using field cages and manual defoliation experiments.
3) To evaluate foliar insecticides for control of early season insect pests (thrips) and midseason insect pests (corn earworm, cutworm, fall armyworm, etc.) and their impact on yields.