Scab Fungicide Programs

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Here is Joseph Matthews putting out fungicide. Before the trees bud out, they can spray every other row since mist will travel through limbs. Everything has come out pretty good except for Stuarts and Sumners, so they will have to go down each row. So much rain in the past few weeks is forcing everyone to get off to a good start with fungicides.

UGA Extension Pecan Horticulturalist, Dr. Lenny Wells, has an update on deciding fungicide programs:

We’re fortunate to have a wide variety of fungicide options for pecan scab management. But getting the best use out of them and doing so in a manner that prevents resistance development can be confusing. We commonly get requests for a single fungicide program, but with so many options available, there are many different fungicide programs that could be put together. Below is an example of a fungicide program that would work. Bear in mind that we are not saying this is the best fungicide schedule possible. There are other fungicides that could be substituted here, but this does provide an example of an effective fungicide program for pecan scab:


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