1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 41

    Search for varieties with useful resistance to Black Shank under Georgia growing conditions

    SHEALEY J.(1); DAWSON J.(1); TAYLOR J.(1); BEASLEY E.(1); BARNES T.(1); ANDERSON H.H.(1); VON WALDNER D.M.(1); MOORE J.M.(1); BERTRAND P.F.(1); LEWIS R.S.(2)
    (1) University of Georgia, Statenville GA USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    As new varieties of black shank resistant tobacco are brought to the market extension agents in Georgia annually conduct variety trials across the state to measure performance and Florida 301 resistance levels throughout our tobacco producing region....
  2. 47th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2016, abstr. 61

    Determining black shank resistance in tobacco varieties grown in Atkinson and Coffee counties in 2013-2015

    BARNES T.(1); VON WALDNER M.(1); EDWARDS P.(1); BERTRAND P.(1); MOORE J.M.(1); LEWIS R.S.(2)
    (1) University of Georgia, Pearson GA USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    Black shank re-emerged as a serious problem in 2014. Varieties counted on for resistance, mainly GF-318 and NC-196 were found to show less resistance than expected even where Ridomil Gold was used. Follow-up testing found 30 isolates of Phytophthora...