Michigan Cercospora Nursery 2021
|May11||The cercospora nursery was planted on 4/26|
Received a needed 0.33” of rain on 5/28.
|June25||Beets are growing well. They are being thinned this week, hopefully finishing thinning next week.|
We’ve received about 0.8” of rain since 7/6.
|July15||We inoculated the nursery.|
Rated on 8/5. Ratings were between 0 and 4 with an average between 2 and 3
|August18||We rated the nursery. Ratings were between 1 and 6, and most ratings were between 3 and 4.|
We rated the cercospora nursery. Ratings were between 2 and 7, and most were between 4 and 5. The photo shows an example of some of the differences we’re seeing in the field. The rating for each plot is on the photo.
|August27||Rated on 8/26 with ratings between 3 and 8.|
|September2||Last week (8/26) was our last rating due to regrowth.|