Disease Control Stories
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Apples & Pears
December 15, 2015
Bacterial Disease Discovered At Oregon Pear Nursery Causes Quarantine
Xylella fastidiosa, best known for infecting grapes with Pierce’s disease, has been found in U.S. pome fruit for what is believed to be the first time. Read More
Photo Credit: Robert Couse-Baker
Disease Control
December 8, 2015
PH-D Fungicide Now Labeled For Chemigation In Carrots
California growers get to add a new tool to their crop protection arsenal. Read More
Downy mildew is also known as “blue mold” because of the blueish-purple cast that’s typically seen on the underside of the leaf where there is more humidity. Photo credit: Jim Correll
Crop Protection
December 2, 2015
The Battle Against Downy Mildew In Spinach
With an increasing number of races, the need for resistant varieties and control measures takes center stage in spinach production. Read More
A view from a low-altitude helicopter shows avocado groves in south Miami-Dade County.
Disease Control
November 16, 2015
Newly Found Algorithm Might Be Key To Saving Ailing Avocado Trees
UF/IFAS scientists say formula would help spot specimens infected with laurel wilt disease before visible symptoms appear. Read More
Arizona melon field
Crop Protection
November 10, 2015
Management Tactics To Control Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus
This virus, which was discovered in 2006, is transmitted by whiteflies and infects several melon types in Arizona and California. Read More
Bacterial spot (Photo credit: Bill Shane)
Disease Control
November 1, 2015
How To Keep Your Stone Fruit From Being “Xapped” By Bacterial Spot
Bacterial diseases can be some of the biggest headaches for fruit growers, and this is particularly true for bacterial spot Read More
edema on a vegetable plant
Disease Control
October 22, 2015
A Keen Eye Can Help You Spot Edema On Your Vegetables
Learn how to identify, the contributing factors of, and management methods for this common disease of vegetables. Read More
Close-up of flower blight of southern pea
Disease Control
September 24, 2015
Don’t Get Blindsided By Flower Blight Of Southern Pea
Learn how to ID, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable disease. Read More
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Crop Protection
September 22, 2015
Fungicide/Bactericide From Nufarm Is Now OMRI Listed
ChampION++ can be used in organic production for several vegetables and fruits. Read More
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Crop Protection
September 15, 2015
Syngenta’s Orondis Fungicide Receives EPA Approval
The fungicide offers a new mode of action to control soil and foliar diseases caused by Oomycete fungi in vegetables and potatoes. Read More
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Crop Protection
September 7, 2015
DuPont Receives EPA Approval For New Fungicide
Zorvec is the first member of a new class of fungicides. Read More
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Apples & Pears
September 1, 2015
Syngenta Receives EPA Registration For Solatenol  Fungicide
The fungicide is available in four product offerings, pending state registrations. Read More
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Berries
February 5, 2016
Moving Beyond Methyl Bromide With Biofun…
Editor’s note: University of California Farm Advisor Mark Bolda will present much more information on this topic at the Biocontrols Read More
Disease Control
January 21, 2016
Beware The Warning Signs For White Rust …
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable disease. Read More
Disease Control
December 16, 2015
Protect Potatoes From Black Scurf And St…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for these fungal foes. Read More
Apples & Pears
December 15, 2015
Bacterial Disease Discovered At Oregon P…
Xylella fastidiosa, best known for infecting grapes with Pierce’s disease, has been found in U.S. pome fruit for what is believed to be the first time. Read More
Disease Control
December 8, 2015
PH-D Fungicide Now Labeled For Chemigati…
California growers get to add a new tool to their crop protection arsenal. Read More
Crop Protection
December 2, 2015
The Battle Against Downy Mildew In Spina…
With an increasing number of races, the need for resistant varieties and control measures takes center stage in spinach production. Read More
Disease Control
November 16, 2015
Newly Found Algorithm Might Be Key To Sa…
UF/IFAS scientists say formula would help spot specimens infected with laurel wilt disease before visible symptoms appear. Read More
Crop Protection
November 10, 2015
Management Tactics To Control Cucurbit Y…
This virus, which was discovered in 2006, is transmitted by whiteflies and infects several melon types in Arizona and California. Read More
Disease Control
November 1, 2015
How To Keep Your Stone Fruit From Being …
Bacterial diseases can be some of the biggest headaches for fruit growers, and this is particularly true for bacterial spot Read More
Disease Control
October 22, 2015
A Keen Eye Can Help You Spot Edema On Yo…
Learn how to identify, the contributing factors of, and management methods for this common disease of vegetables. Read More
Disease Control
September 24, 2015
Don’t Get Blindsided By Flower Bli…
Learn how to ID, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable disease. Read More
Crop Protection
September 22, 2015
Fungicide/Bactericide From Nufarm Is Now…
ChampION++ can be used in organic production for several vegetables and fruits. Read More
Crop Protection
September 15, 2015
Syngenta’s Orondis Fungicide Receives EP…
The fungicide offers a new mode of action to control soil and foliar diseases caused by Oomycete fungi in vegetables and potatoes. Read More
Crop Protection
September 7, 2015
DuPont Receives EPA Approval For New Fun…
Zorvec is the first member of a new class of fungicides. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 1, 2015
Syngenta Receives EPA Registration For S…
The fungicide is available in four product offerings, pending state registrations. Read More
Disease Control
August 25, 2015
BioSafe Systems’ ZeroTol 2.0 Now OMRI Ce…
Broad spectrum bactericide/fungicide is now cleared for use in organic production. Read More
Disease Control
August 11, 2015
Protect Hail-Damaged Grape Clusters From…
Recent hailstorms hit Northwest Michigan hard. Grapes, tart cherries, and apples orchards were hit by high winds and nickel- to Read More
Disease Control
August 4, 2015
Copper Injury And Bacterial Spot Are Eas…
In her latest bulletin for tree fruit growers, Kari Peter of Penn State University Extension says it is easy to confuse the Read More
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