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  • Legacy
  • 2016
  • Winter

Cracking Pecan's Problems

One of the first Americans to appreciate the flavor of pecans was George Washington, who planted the stately trees on the lawns of Mount Vernon in 1775. Yet true cultivation of the nuts wouldn't...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • June

Scientific advancements provide pecan cultivar ID tools

A Noble Research Institute team has developed a DNA fingerprint for pecan that facilitates the identification of cultivars.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • July

Cotton root rot inhibits alfalfa stand longevity

Alfalfa stands within the Southern Great Plains are often infested with cotton root rot, causing heavily affected fields to be taken out of production within two to three years.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • May

Fungicide and host resistance help control pecan scab

One of the most damaging diseases in pecans is pecan scab, caused by the fungus Fusicladium effusum. It infects actively growing tissue, such as stems, leaves and nut shucks, when temperatures are above 70 degrees Fahrenheit and relative humidity is above 90 percent.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • June 2018

Stalking a Root Rot Disease From the Sky

Drones are helping researchers better understand cotton root rot disease in alfalfa and how to manage it.

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  • Legacy
  • 2018
  • Fall 2018

Not Just Another Bandage for Pecan Scab

A discovery about pecan scab reproduction could give producers a new way to fight the fungus and potentially save them thousands of dollars in the process.