Southern peas may be afflicted by a number of diseases, like southern pea mosaic virus. What are the symptoms of mosaic virus of southern peas? Learn how to identify southern peas with mosaic virus and control the virus in this article.
Since the vegetables thrive in high heat regions, the cause of leaf burn on southern peas is rarely sunscald. Some investigation into the most common causes of leaf burn can help diagnose and treat the condition. Click here for more info on southern pea leaf burn.
Though the fast-maturing plants require minimal care, some pests could drastically impact cowpea yields. Knowing the signs of one such nuisance, cowpea curculio, will ensure that gardeners are better able to manage damage done to their plantings. This article will help.
Are you growing cowpeas or southern peas? If so, you?ll want to know about Phymatotrichum root rot, also known as cotton root rot. For information about cowpea cotton root rot and its control, this article will help.
Southern peas with root knot nematodes can suffer in multiple ways. The pathogen can damage the plants enough to reduce the harvest, but it can also make your peas vulnerable to other infections, including fungal and bacterial diseases. Learn more here.
Southern peas seem to have a different name depending on what section of the country they?re grown. Whether you call them cowpeas, field peas, crowder peas or black-eyed peas, they are all susceptible to wet rot. Learn more in this article.
Southern pea curly top virus can leave your pea crop damaged if you don?t manage it. Transmitted by an insect, this virus attacks several types of garden vegetables and in southern pea or cowpeas, it can severely limit the year?s harvest. Learn more in this article.
Leaf spots of cowpea, which can also affect lima beans and other legumes, causes significant crop loss in the southern United States. However, the fungus isn?t limited to the southern states and can also occur in other areas. Learn more here.
It is important to recognize the symptoms of southern peas with powdery mildew in order to come up with a management plan before the problem becomes too severe. The following article contains information regarding southern pea powdery mildew control.
Black-eyed peas are just one of the more common field pea varieties but by no means are they the only variety. How many different types of field peas are there? Click this article to find out about growing field peas and information on field pea varieties.
Brown pods, speckled leaves and reduced edible yield. What have you got? It may be a case of southern pea rust disease. Rust on southern peas is a common occurrence which hits both commercial and homegrown crops. Learn more about it in this article.
Southern peas, often also called cowpeas or black eyed peas, are tasty legumes that are grown both as animal forage and for human consumption, usually dried. Learn more about recognizing diseases of young cowpeas and how to treat cowpea seedling diseases here.
Diseases that can affect southern peas are primarily fungal or bacterial. Among these are several blights, with southern pea blight being most common. Identifying the disease when early and practicing good cultural methods can help prevent losses. Learn more here.
Southern peas, or cowpeas, are also sometimes referred to as black-eye pea or crowder pea. With cultivation comes an increase in the incidence of southern peas with wilt. What is southern pea wilt and what causes wilt in southern peas. Click here to learn more.
Whether you call them southern peas, crowder peas, field peas, or more commonly black eyed peas, if you?re growing this heat-loving crop, you need to know when to pick and how to harvest black eyed peas. This article will help with that.
By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden
The black-eyed peas plant is a popular crop in the summer garden. Growing black-eyed peas in the garden is an easy and rewarding task, simple enough for the beginning gardener. This article will help get you started.
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