Kimberly Rhizomania Nursery 2020

Nursery Trials

Kimberly Rhizomania Nursery 2020

March27Fertilized
April20 - 21good stand, weeds were sprayed once, and alleyways are cut
June15cleaned the alleyways and 2nd glyphosate application went on the field; the second round of hand weeding is scheduled for the genetics section this week; minor symptoms in the susceptible checks are beginning to become evident
June23weed control is very good and plant growth looks good; beginning to see symptoms
July6Symptoms are uniform and evident in the susceptible checks. Blinkers are also appearing in some commercial plots.
July14Strong symptoms continue to develop in the susceptible checks and blinkers are beginning to appear in commercial plots. The best time to observe this nursery will be late August.
July23The nursery has symptoms developing. Foliar ratings will be conducted in late August. Harvest and root evaluations will occur during the 1st or 2nd week of Oct. I attached a picture to show some of the symptoms that are developing.https://bsdf-assbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/RZNursery1July202020.jpg
July23I do not anticipate providing any more nursery updates for this growing season.