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Enfermedad “Mal del Pie” en Céspedes de Clima Cálido: Identificación y Control (C 1102-SP) Published 7/19/2017

El mal del pie es una enfermedad destrcutiva en la region central, sur y costera de Georgia. EL mal del pie afecta todos los cespedes de clima calido en Georgia pero es mas severo en el cesped San Agustin (Stenotaphrum secundatum). La publicacion contiene informacion importante en la biologia del gente causal, descripcion detallada de los sintomas de la enfermedad (con fotografias de alta definicion), informacion relevante y reciente en las condiciones que favorecen la enfermedad, asi como los metodos de control cultural, genetico y quimico. Esta publicacion es dirigida a profesionales, consultores, agentes de extension y publico en general

Centipedegrass Decline (C 1003) Published 7/11/2017

Centipedegrass is ideal for the homeowner who wants a lawn that needs little care. It can be established by either seed or vegetative parts and does not require much fertilizer. Compared to other lawn grasses, it is moderately resistant to insects and diseases. Although centipedegrass is a relatively low maintenance grass, proper management is still required.

Irrigating Tobacco (B 892) Published 7/11/2017

This publication is a comprehensive guide to irrigation methods for tobacco in Georgia.

Measuring Field Losses from Grain Combines (B 973) Published 7/11/2017

Harvest losses can rob you of profit from grain and bean production. Harvest losses of 10 percent or more are not unusual, when they should be in the 2 to 4 percent range. If you do not check losses behind your combine, you have no idea what the losses are and where they occur during harvesting. The following procedure outlines how to measure losses during harvest. It also shows you where the losses occur. The grain or beans saved mean that much more profit saved.

Orchard Sprayers (B 979) Published 7/11/2017

This publication contains comprehensive information about air blast and weed control sprayers for orchards.

Peanut Digger and Combine Efficiency (B 1087) Published 7/11/2017

Consumers demand wholesome, good-tasting peanuts and peanut products. Meeting this demand starts on the farm with growing and harvesting the cleanest and least-damaged peanuts. This publication explains how peanut diggers and combines work and how to adjust them for peak efficiency to produce the highest quality peanuts.

Sprayer Nozzle Selection (B 1158) Published 7/11/2017

Nozzle selection is one of the most important decisions to be made related to pesticide applications. The type of nozzle affects not only the amount of spray applied to a particular area, but also the uniformity of the applied spray, the coverage obtained on the sprayed surfaces, and the amount of drift that can occur. Each nozzle type has specific characteristics and capabilities and is designed for use under certain application conditions. This publication describes the types that are commonly used for ground application of agricultural chemicals, including flat-fan, even flat-fan and cone nozzle.

Commercial Southern Pea Production (C 485) Published 7/11/2017

This horticulture publication is about the commercial production of southern peas.

Calibration Method for Sprayers and Other Liquid Applicators (C 683) Published 7/11/2017

This publication discusses the proper calibration methods sprayers and other liquid applicators.

Calibration of Bulk Dry Fertilizer Applicators (C 798) Published 7/11/2017

Uniform and accurate application of bulk fertilizer, lime, pesticides and other soil amendments is essential. Proper selection of application equipment and the calibration and evaluation of its performance are essential for satisfactory results. Even the best equipment needs calibration checks. This is especially important when changing from one type of material to another, to different rates of application, and when altering speeds or other operating conditions. This publication discusses proper selection and calibration of bulk dry fertilizer application equipment.