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November 18, 2014

  • Sclerotium rolfsii (White mold) and Rhizoctonia solani are soilborne pathogens that cause white mold and limb rot, major diseases in peanut production. The most effective control of these diseases has been with good crop rotation and fungicides. Fungicides cost Georgia’s peanut farmers an estimated $80 to $100 per acre each year. Release of new varieties…

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