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Anthracnose

Anthracnose, bacterial leaf scorch, nutrient imbalance and mites are common causes of leaf scorch. Starting this July, we started seeing leaf scorch in our mature trees. When we see scorch, the UGA Plant Disease Clinic can confirm if a pathogen is the cause. Bacterial leaf scorch is generally found a…
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2022 Pecan Spray Guides and County meeting presentations now available on UGA Pecan Website

The 2022 Pecan spray guides are available on the UGA Pecan website or directly at: https://secure.caes.uga.edu/extension/publications/files/pdf/B%20841_11.PDF Presentations given by Andrew, Jason, and myself at the 2022 county production meetings are available here: https://pecans.uga.edu/resources/presentations/county-meetings.html
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A Short Crop Gets Shorter

The never-ending array of challenges each pecan crop presents continues with the 2021 pecan crop. From the beginning this year’s crop has appeared late and short. The intermittently cold spring pushed budbreak back and greatly slowed the progression of foliage expansion, and thus flowering and crop development by at least…
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Fungicide Schedules For Pecans: What to Spray and When

Below you will find examples of effective fungicide spray programs. Because of the high variability in scab susceptibility from one variety to the next, this year’s suggestions will be a little more complex and based on the cultivar you grow and the level of scab pressure you have at an…
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