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How to Send Specimens for Disease, Insect, and Weed Identification

By: Barbara Shew

This publication explains how and where to send specimens for disease, insect and weed identification.

Cylindrocladium Black Rot of Peanut

By: Barbara Shew

This factsheet offers information on the signs, symptoms, and control of cylindrocladium black rot in peanut production.

Peanut Disease Management

By: Barbara Shew

This publication, chapter 6 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, provides details on how to use integrated methods to manage major peanut diseases.

Compatibility of Agrochemicals Applied to Peanut

By: David Jordan, Barbara Shew, Rick Brandenburg

This publication, chapter 9 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, discusses the interactions of agrochemicals used in peanut production.

Temperature and Dose Influence Phoma Macrostoma Efficacy on Seedling Broadleaf Weeds

By: Joe Neal, Barbara Shew, Rocco Schiavone

Phoma macrostoma, a potential biocontrol agent for turfgrass weeds, was isolated from Cirsium arvense plants in Canada and is being tested in other regions of North America for control of broadleaf weeds in turf. This research was conducted to investigate the effects of varying temperature conditions on Phoma macrostoma control of seedling broadleaf weeds. Experiments were conducted in growth chambers to compare the efficacy of three doses of Phoma macrostoma on two species, Senecio vulgaris and Lamium amplexicaule grown in 4 temperature regimes – 15/20, 20/25, 25/30 and 30/35°C (dark / light period) temperatures. These data suggest that high temperatures common in the southeastern United States should not be an impediment to activity of Phoma macrostoma efficacy, and may actually improve the control of some broadleaf weed species.

Risk of Pests in Peanut, Integrated Pest Management, and Pesticide Stewardship

By: David Jordan, Barbara Shew, Rick Brandenburg, Greg Buol, Gail Wilkerson

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, describes integrated pest management and pesticide stewardship in peanut production.

Organic Peanut Production

By: David Jordan, Barbara Shew, Rick Brandenburg, Chris Reberg-Horton, Gary Bullen, Derek Washburn, Amanda Kaufman, Lisa Dean, Bob Sutter

This publication, chapter 12 of the 2019 Peanut Information handbook, discusses organic production of peanuts in North Carolina.