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Carolyn Young, Ph.D. Articles

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.

How to Identify and Control Pecan Scab

Pecan scab is the most economically important disease of pecan in the southeastern U.S. and can significantly impact the amount of quality pecans produced in a season.

Soil microbes can suppress plant disease

Scientists are gaining a better understanding of soil microbes and how they could help control cotton root rot in alfalfa.

Alliance offers 1-day tall fescue renovation schools

The Alliance for Grassland Renewal will host a novel tall fescue renovation school from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 28, in Welch, Oklahoma.

Alliance provides seed quality control

In 2012, the Alliance for Grassland Renewal was formed, in part to make sure that producers are getting what they pay for when purchasing nontoxic-endophyte-infected tall fescue varieties.

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.