Impact of Defoliating Insect Pests on Peanut Yields and Management Options

Institution:

Mississippi Peanut Growers Association

Budget ID:

1498

Project ID:

475

Report BID:

State:

Mississippi

Region:

Mississippi

State Group:

MS-29

Project Fiscal Year:

2017

Category:

Pest/Disease

Report Type:

Report Received Date:

Investigator:

Gore

Project NPB Budget:

$27,360

Expenses to date have included the salary and fringe benefits for a Ph.D. graduate student, Mrs. Brittany Lipsey. 

1) To determine the impact of insect defoliation on peanut development and yield
2) To evaluate foliar insecticides for control of defoliating insect pests ( corn earworm, cutworm, fall armyworm, etc.) and their impact on yields.

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