2016 Research Reports
Presented Feb. 9, 2017
NESPAL - UGA Tifton Campus, Tifton, Ga.

Georgia Peanut Breeding Program Bill Branch, UGA

A Hollistic Solution to Using Soil Moisture Date for Scheduling Irrigation

George Vellidis, UGA

An Optical Yield Monitor for Peanuts George Vellidis, UGA

Develop a Definitive, Obejctive Test of Maturity as well as Non-Destructive, Remote Tests of Seed Maturity: Year 1 Tim Grey, UGA

The Interactive Effects of Herbicide and Temperature on Germination of Peanut Seed

Tim Grey, UGA
Scott Tubbs, UGA


Georgia Weather Network Ian Flitcroft, UGA

Introgression and Utilization of Pest and Disease Scott Jackson, UGA

Development and Evaluation of Cultivars with Improved Disease Resistance to Increase On-Farm Profitability Corley Holbrook, USDA

Marker-Assisted Breeding for Late Leaf Spot Resistance and Seed Size

Peggy Ozias-Akins, UGA
Ye Chu, UGA


The Peanut Foundation

Steve Brown, The Peanut Foundation


Identification of Peanut Lines with Superior Root Growth Craig Kvien, UGA

Updating the Hull Scrape Method Craig Kvien, UGA

Optimizing Thrips Management Recommendations for Georgia Peanut Producers Mark Abney, UGA

Development of a Cost-Effective Light Trap for Peanut Burrower Bug Detection in Georgia

Mark Abney, UGA

A Reliable and Refined Method for Assessment of Spotted-Wilt Incidence in Peanut Producing Counties in Georgia Babu Srinivasan, UGA

UGA Agronomic Research and Extension Programs to Address Economic Sustainability of Peanut Production Scott Monfort, UGA

UGA Cooperative Extension County Agent Programs
- Baker County - Peanuts on Farm Test Plot
- Brooks County - Investigation of Chemical and Cultural Methods to Control Peanut Burrower Bug Populations in Dryland Peanuts
- Bulloch County - Dryland Evaluation of Six Peanut Varieties
- Colquitt County - 2016 Sunbelt Ag Expo Peanut Fertilizer Additive Demonstration
- Emanuel County - Evaluation of Host Plant Resistance in Commercial Runner-Type PeanutCcultivars to Peanut Burrower Bug
- Grady County - Evaluation of Insecticide Efficacy Against Lesser Cornstalk Borer
- Houston County - Peanut Variety Trial
- Irwin County - Impact of Soil-Borne Fungicide Selection on Peanuts in Irwin County, Georgia
- Midville Station - Irrigated Evaluation of Ten Peanut Varieties

Scott Monfort, UGA




Improved Control of Foliar and Soilborne Diseaes of Peanut with New Cultivars, Fungicides, and Optimum Irrigation Timing Tim Brenneman, UGA

Utilizing Peanut Volatile Organic Compounds to Quantify Stress Level During Hydraulic Redistribution

Doug Britton, GA Tech


Adaptation of New Fungicides and Application Strategies for Control of Early & Late Leaf Spot on Peanut Albert Culbreath, UGA

Characterization and Genetic Mapping of Disease Resistance Genes to TSWV and White Mold and Development of Molecular Markers for Breeding Selection

Albert Culbreath, UGA
Baozhu Guo, USDA


Effect of In-Furrow and Foliar Insecticide Treatments on Tomato Spotted Wilt and Yield in New TSWV Resistant Cultivars Albert Culbreath, UGA

Single and Dual Shank Subsoiling and Inoculant Rate Evaluation for Twin Row Peanuts Scott Tubbs, UGA