Appling County Crop E News

GA Tobacco May Be In Danger of Damage from Hurricane IRMA

From: J. Michael Moore, Professor & Extension Agronomist – Tobacco Today around the tobacco receiving station there were several farmers who were hearing weather reports out of Jacksonville, FL of a massive Hurricane Irma coming off the coast of Africa.  Tonight I saw the YouTube linked below indicating possible build-up…
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Tobacco Research

We have an on farm tobacco variety trial in Appling County. There are 12 different varieties and each one is clearly marked. I’m also evaluating imidacloprid treated plants compared to untreated throughout the season. All the results will be available prior to next season.    
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Evaluating Control of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus in Tobacco using Imidacloprid

Evaluating Control of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus in Tobacco using Imidacloprid Introduction – Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) is the most limiting factor in tobacco production, and hence, profitability in Georgia. UGA tobacco pathologists estimate tomato spotted wilt virus causes an average annual (1995-2011) 36% stand loss and 18.5% yield…
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