15 August 2019 |

A Wet Fall Contributes to Low pH and Zinc Toxicity in Many Alabama Peanut Fields

Written by Audrey Gamble

Several Alabama producers have observed “spotty” areas in peanut fields containing plants which are

Several Alabama producers have observed “spotty” areas in peanut fields containing plants which are severely stunted and have split-stems, which are typical symptoms of zinc toxicity. A wet fall and winter may have contributed to this issue. How does pH affect zinc toxicity? Maintaining soil pH is arguably the most important management practice for improving....

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