Kimberly Curly Top Nursery 2020

Nursery Trials

Kimberly Curly Top Nursery 2020

March27Fertilized
May18Plants are up with good stand.
June15the alleyways were cut and thinning is scheduled for this week; release of the beet leafhoppers will likely occur early next week on June 22 or 23; the commercial fields got their 2nd glyphosate application; the genetic section was cultivated; the North Farm fields also got some hail around June 7, but plants seem to be pulling through it
June23weed control is very good and plant growth looks good; plants recovered from hail damage they got at the first true-leaf growth stage; inoculating today
July7We have good symptoms in all three locations. The first rating for the commercial plots will occur Tue July 7.
July14We have conducted ratings on all three curly top nurseries. We are seeing strong symptoms in all three nurseries. The third rating for the commercial nurseries will occur on Mon July 20.
July23The third and final rating was conducted on the nursery. I attached a picture of one of the commercial lines with severe symptoms.https://bsdf-assbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/CTNursery1July202020.jpg
July23I do not anticipate providing any more nursery updates for this growing season.