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Soybean Rust found in Jackson County Sentinel Plot

Source: Soybean Rust IPM PIPE Soybean rust (SBR) has been found on the sentinel plot in Jackson County at the Extension Office.  Because these plots are scouted for SBR on a regular basis, the SBR was confirmed very early.  SBR has now been confirmed in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas in 2015. Soybean growers should …

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Legume Mites: An Unusual Pest Found Again

Legume mite damage in a Washington County crimson clover field. Photo credit: Mark Mauldin Just as clover overcomes the cold temperatures and short days of winter a new problem has arrived – legume mites (Petrobia apicalis). These pests which feed on the underside of clover leaves, can cause quite dramatic symptoms in a stand of …

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Goatweed Spreading West: Found in Holmes County Pastures

Goatweed in Holmes County Pasture – photo by Shep Eubanks Recently on a visit to a local cattleman’s pasture, I identified Goatweed (Scoparia dulcis) for the first time in Holmes County.  This weed has been gradually moving west in the Panhandle (Photo 1 below) with recent identifications over the last few years in Jackson and …

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Southern Blight Found in Holmes County Tomatoes

Photo 1 – Southern Blight foliage wilt looks similar to Bacterial Wilt. Photo credit Shep Eubanks Southern blight (caused by Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc.) was found at two different tomato farms in Holmes County this week. Southern Blight is a serious fungal disease affecting diverse crops grown around the world, especially in tropical and subtropical regions. The …

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Rose Rosette Virus, a Devastating Disease on Roses, Found in Florida

  Figure 1. Witches’ broom like appearance, abnormal red discoloration of shoots and foliage, excessive thorns, distorted leaves, and deformed buds and flowers are key symptoms for the devastating Rose Rosette Disease Roses are one of the most popular flowering shrubs in U.S. with a total wholesale value of 194 million U.S. Dollars. Among the …

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Citrus Canker Found in Northwest Florida

Citrus Canker lesions on leaves. Photo Credit: Beth Bolles, UF IFAS Extension – Escambia County Authors: Blake Thaxton & Mary Derrick, UF/IFAS Extension – Santa Rosa Co. Mikaela Anderson, FDACS Division of Plant Inspection Citrus canker is a serious disease of citrus trees that was recently confirmed for the first time in southern Santa Rosa County. Canker is …

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Citrus Canker found in Northwest Florida

Citrus Canker lesions on leaves.  Photo Credit: Beth Bolles, UF/IFAS Extension – Escambia County Blake Thaxton & Mary Derrick, UF/IFAS Extension – Santa Rosa Co. Mikaela Anderson, FDACS Division of Plant Inspection Citrus canker is a serious disease of citrus trees that was recently confirmed for the first time in southern Santa Rosa County. Canker …

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