Michigan Rhizoctonia Nursery 2020

Nursery Trials

Michigan Rhizoctonia Nursery 2020

May26We had some delay, first for travel authorization, and then due to weather, but it is all in now.
June11Everything has emerged and looks good. Received about an inch of rain on 6/10https://bsdf-assbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/6.11.20-RIZ.jpg
July6Beets were thinned on 6/17. Innoculated on 7/1, and irrigated on 7/1 and 7/2. It’s been dry, and we could use some rain.
July6Irrigated again because of dry weather
July27seeing some signs of Rhizoctoniahttps://bsdf-assbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Rhizoctonia-730.jpg
August10It rained 1/9” on 8/2 and 0.25” on 8/4 which seemed to help Rhizoctonia develop. Depending on the weather, we hope to start harvesting this week.https://bsdf-assbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/8.10.20-riz1.jpg
August10https://bsdf-assbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/8.10.20-riz3.jpg
August10https://bsdf-assbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/8.10.20-riz2.jpg
August18Harvested and rated the nursery on August 11, 12, and 13.