2015 Presentations

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New Grading and Marketing Standards for China

Dr. Randy D. Hudson

National Pecan Growers Council


Results of the 2014 Fungicide Sensitivity Monitoring Program and Implications for Scab Management in 2015

Katherine Stevenson

Tim Brenneman

Jason Brock

Department of Plant Pathology

University of Georgia

Tifton, GA


Spray Coverage, Hedging and Pecan Scab - An Update on Research

Clive H. Bock, Bruce W. Wood, Mike W. Hotchkiss

USDA-ARS-SEFTNRL, 21 Dunbar Rd., Byron, GA 31008

Katherine Stevenson, Tim B. Brenneman

Natural Products Laboratory, Department of Plant Pathology, 2360 Rainwater Road, Tifton, GA 31793;

Mike W. Smith

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, 358 Agricultural Hall, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078;

Bill Goff

Department of Horticulture, 118 Extension Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL;

Lenny Wells

Department of Horticulture, University of Georgia, 4604 Research Way, Tifton, GA 31793


Progress From the UGA Pecan Breeding Program

Dr. Patrick Conner

University of Georgia

Horticulture Dept.


The Black Pecan Aphid Elicits Localized Senescence in Leaves

Ted Cottrell

USDA, Agricultural Research Service

Southeastern Fruit and Tree Nut Research Laboratory

Byron, GA


The Proposed Federal Marketing Order for Pecans, The Rules and What's Down the Road

The American Pecan Board

Spring 2015


The Influence of Powdery Mildew on Pecan Nut Quality

Charles J. Graham

Pecan Research/Extension Station


Harnessing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Fruit, Vegetable, and Nut Crops

Workshop funded through FY2014

USDA Specialty Crops Research Initiative (SCRI) Planning Grant



Managing Pecan Diseases –A Growing Challenge!

Tim Brenneman

Katherine Stevenson, Jason Brock & Kyle Brown

Department of Plant Pathology

University of Georgia, Tifton


Factors Affecting the 2014 Pecan Crop

Lenny Wells

UGA Horticulture