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Alfalfa mosaic virus in garbanzo beans

Garbanzo field infected with alfalfa mosaic virus, vectored by aphids.

Several garbanzo fields in the Sacramento Valley were infected with alfalfa mosaic virus, a disease that's vectored by aphids. Plant symptoms of viral infections include yellowing wilting, stunting, and dieback. The degree of plant loss and yield...

Posted on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 3:14 PM

Fusarium root rot in garbanzo beans

Fusarium root rot in a garbanzo field in the Sacramento Valley, 2018.

This spring, we found a garbanzo bean field in the Sacramento Valley with fusarium root rot, identified by our new UCCE Plant Pathologist, Cassandra Swett at UC Davis. Fusarium root rot, caused by the fungus, Fusarium solani f. sp. ciceris, attacks...

Posted on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 3:08 PM

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 (14), beans (2), diseases (2), UC IPM (3)
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 (14), cost study (1), garbanzo (4)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Ascochyta blight found in garbanzo beans in the Sacramento Valley

Ascochyta symptoms on garbanzo leaves.

Ascochyta blight (Ascochyta rabiei, Didymella rabiei) was recently found in volunteer garbanzos in the Sacramento Valley, so keep an eye out for this disease in your production fields and be sure to control all volunteer garbs on your farm (yes, these...

Posted on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 10:31 AM
Tags: agric (14), ascochyta (1), garbanzo (4), management (1)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

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