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Thrips Monitoring: April 30 – May 7

Tobacco thrips numbers dropped this week compared to the previous week. With peanut planting going into high gear, we will be seeing a lot of fields with seedling plants in the near future. Growers are reminded to keep an eye on thrips populations in their fields.
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Thrips Monitoring: April 23-30

Thrips captures on yellow sticky traps remain relatively low, though numbers are up from previous weeks. Based on a thrips dispersal prediction¬† model developed at NC State University, these adults are probably from the third generation. Spring 2014 weather is looking a lot like last year, and we need to…
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2014 Thrips Population Monitoring

The Peanut Entomology Program at UGA is currently monitoring thrips dispersal activity at six locations in south Georgia. Traps are located in Tift, Worth, Mitchell, Decatur, Brooks, and Colquitt Counties; there are four traps at each county location. The purpose of this monitoring activity is to provide County Agents and…
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