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Research Project: Cool Season Grain Legume Genetic Enhancement and Pathology

Location: Grain Legume Genetics Physiology Research

Title: Ascochyta blight and insect pests of chickpeas in the Palouse

Author
item Chen, Weidong
item Clement, Stephen

Submitted to: Hinriches Trading Company Newsletter
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/2/2008
Publication Date: 7/3/2008
Citation: Chen, W., Clement, S.L. 2008. Ascochyta blight and insect pests of chickpeas in the Palouse. Hinriches Trading Company Newsletter.

Interpretive Summary: This newsletter article informs chickpea growers in the Palouse region about current disease and insect pest problems. Ascochyta blight appeared in many chickpea fields and was severe in some fields. Insect pests including loopers and armyworms were rampant. Appropriate management practices for the disease and insect pests are provided.

Technical Abstract: This newsletter article informs chickpea growers in the Palouse region about current disease and insect pest problems. Ascochyta blight appeared in many chickpea fields and was severe in some fields. Insect pests including loopers and armyworms were rampant. Appropriate management practices for the disease and insect pests are provided.