We are harvesting cotton, and I am happy to see module trucks rolling and gins running.
The 6 and 11 days after treatment (DAT) ratings for the cotton harvest aid study for Wharton, Texas are below. The initial treatment was made on August 20, and the second on September 2, 2021. The cotton harvest aid study for this site was conducted on a field of Phytogen 332 planted on March 21, 2021. If you are having trouble viewing the results, a larger version can be found here.
|Defoliation Test Plot|
2021 Cotton Harvest Aid Trial- Wharton County
Cooperator: Josh Marek
Kate Crumley, Extension Agent IPM- Wharton, Jackson, Matagorda Counties
Corrie Bowen, County Extension Agent, AG/NR Wharton County
Dr. Benjamin McKnight, State Extension Cotton Specialist
Dale Mott, Extension Program Specialist
Cotton variety is Phytogen 332 W3FE, planted on March 21, 2021
First application (App Timing A) was made on August 20, 2021. Ratings were taken on August 26, 2021.
Second application (App Timing B) was made on August 26, 2021. Ratings were taken on September 1, 2021
Trade names of commercial products used in this report are included only for better understanding and clarity. Reference to commercial products or trade names is made with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement by the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service and the Texas A&M University System is implied. Readers should realize that results from one experiment do not represent conclusive evidence that the same response would occur where conditions vary.
For more information, here are links to a defoliation guide from the Texas Row Crop Newsletter, the 2019 Mid South Defoliation Guide, and the Wharton county defoliation test results from 2017. As always, if you have any questions feel free to call or send me an email. Have a good weekend, everyone!