1. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 71

    Management of spotted wilt in tobacco with imidacloprid in the northern portion of the Georgia flue-cured belt

    TYSON C.; EARLS C.; GRIFFIN C.; LANIER J.; SPAID D.; BERTRAND P.; MOORE J.M.
    University of Georgia, Reidsville GA USA
    Trials were conducted from 2012 to 2015 in the Candler, Evans, and Tattnall county area to evaluate the continued effectiveness of imidacloprid for management of spotted wilt in tobacco. The trials compared spotted wilt incidence in tobacco grown...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 05

    Working to improve black shank control in flue-cured tobacco

    BERTRAND P.F.(1); MOORE J.M.(1); SHEW D.(2); LEWIS R.S.2); VON WALDNER M.(1)
    (1) University of Georgia, Tifton, GA, U.S.A.; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
    Black shank is a concern for farmers growing tobacco on land infested with Phytophthora nicotianae. The first superior Php gene variety (NC-71) was introduced in 1995. The Php gene confers complete resistance to the wild type of P. nicotianae (race...