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  • Scouting Sheath Blight in Rice

    If your rice crop has reached or is past green ring (internode elongation), it’s time to start scouting for sheath blight. Favored by warm temperature and high humidity, sheath blight can cause significant yield loss in susceptible cultivars if left unchecked. Conditions that favor sheath blight are susceptible cultivars, high N rates, dense stands with thick canopies, and field history of sheath blight or aerial blight. As summer approaches and temperatures rise, take steps to…

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Agronomic image of citrus groves at harvest