Kimberly Rhizoctonia Nursery 2020

Nursery Trials

Kimberly Rhizoctonia Nursery 2020

March27Fertilized
April21good stand, weeds were sprayed once, and alleyways are cut
June15the plants were inoculated at the 8-leaf growth stage and watered on Thursday June 11th; the 2nd glyphosate application went on the field last week as well
June23weed control is very good and plant growth looks good; no symptoms yet
July6Plants are beginning to go down in the susceptible check. Petioles are dropping in the plots with commercial entries.
July14Plants are dropping in the susceptible check and some commercial cultivars. We are scheduled to dig and evaluate the roots on Wed July 22.
July23The nursery was dug and evaluated on July 22. I attached a picture of one of the commercial lines with severe symptoms.https://bsdf-assbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/RhizocNursery1July202020.jpg
July23I do not anticipate providing any more nursery updates for this growing season.