Louisiana Rice Field Notes
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The variety is CL161 which has excellent herbicide tolerance. The field had been sprayed with a mixture of Newpath, Permit, and Grasp plus a crop oil.
Dr. Groth had earlier examined leaves collected from the same field and suspects the disease is brown spot.
In this instance it actually behaves as a mild herbicide slowing down the growth of the plants. I
You will see two photographs of another member of the genus Echinochloa.
Jungle Rice, Echinocloa colona, a close relative of barnyardgrass.
A Section 18 request has been approved by EPA for the use of Tenchu 20SG on up to 100,000 acres of Louisiana rice to control rice stink bugs.
Late one afternoon this week I got a call to look at some “rice that looks like it is dying.”
To the right is a picture of yellow nutsedge exhibiting two characteristics that contribute to its ability to be a serious pest.
Below are three photographs taken in the same field where Command had been applied with a ground rig.
As I mentioned last week, ducks have been doing quite a bit of damage in water seeded rice in south Louisiana.
Last week we were called to a hybrid rice field where there were issues with stand loss.
We have not had to recommend an insecticide to control adult rice water weevils in several years, but yesterday we were called to a field where I took these pic
Our verification field in Vermilion parish is presenting several problems which will make for an interesting and challenging year.
The accompanying photograph is of Command injury to drilled Cheniere.
Vermilion Rice Grower, Dwight Hardee of Gueydan is taking part in a field demonstration of the N-Sta*R test. His 15-acre field is divided into three nitrogen tr
Over the weekend Sebe Brown scouted a field in Concordia parish where the stand was being severely reduced by colaspis larvae feeding on seedlings
Here are a few of the more prominent broadleaf weeds in the Cameron verification field.
In spite of the much warmer weather (hottest March since record keeping began in 1895), much of the crop is later than last year.
Quarterly publications from the LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station with current activities and research updates.
Louisiana Rice Notes is published periodically to provide timely information and recommendations for rice production in Louisiana.
Irrigation water with high salt concentrations will become an increasing threat to crop production in coming years.
Tables listing Louisiana rice varieties by category starting with 1999.
The publication contains the official LSU AgCenter recommendations for all phases of rice production.