University of California Grain Legume Workgroup
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Posts Tagged: AgRIC

Southern Blight in Lima Beans

Southern blight infected lima bean root (left); small tan sclerotia that are diagnostic of the southern blight fungal pathogen (yellow arrow).

A baby lima bean field in the Sacramento Valley was recently found to be infected with southern blight (Sclerotium rolfsii), a fungal pathogen that's found in many crops. The field was double-cropped with barley and planted late June. Symptoms and...

Posted on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 3:04 PM
Tags: agric (12), beanIPM (1), drybeans (2)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Lima Bean Root and Crown Rot

Figure 1. Lima bean root and crown rot.

I visited a lima bean field in the Delta at the beginning of June. The beans were showing what appeared to be dampening off symptoms (Figure 1), and dying plants were leaving large gaps down the rows. The problem was pretty widespread...

Posted on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:43 AM
Tags: agric (12), disease management (1), diseases (2), drybeans (2), lima beans (1)

Charcoal Rot on Garbanzos in the Sacramento Valley

Garbanzo field with charcoal rot

A field in Sutter County was confirmed to have charcoal rot, also known as dry root rot or ashy stem blight, which is caused by the fungus Macrophomina phaseolina.  The disease generally occurs under dry soil conditions paired with high...

Posted on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 11:56 AM
Tags: AgRIC (12), Beans (2), charcoal rot (1), Dry (1), garbanzo (4)

Updated IPM Guidelines for Dry Beans for Diseases and Abiotic Disorders

A dry bean plant with yellow-mottled leaves from alfalfa mosaic virus, vectored by aphids. Avoid planting beans adjacent to alfalfa fields.

The Diseases and Abiotic Disorders section of the UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines for Dry Beans have been recently revised and updated and are now available online at UC IPM Dry Beans Pest Management Guidelines. Authors include Farm Advisors Carol...

Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 9:12 AM
Tags: agric (12), beans (2), diseases (2), UC IPM (1)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

New UC ANR Cost and Return Studies for Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas)

Harvesting garbanzo beans, Yolo County, 2017.

The UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Agricultural Issues Center (UC ANR) has released two new studies on the costs and returns of producing garbanzo beans (chickpeas), in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys. Although acreage is relatively small...

Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 12:49 PM
Tags: agric (12), cost study (1), garbanzo (4)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

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