Disease Control Stories
Tar spot of corn
Disease Control
August 23, 2016
Florida Sweet Corn Has New Deadly Stalker In Tar Spot
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this disease. Read More
Vance Whitaker next to a bed of strawberries
Berries
August 4, 2016
Genetics Key To Keeping Strawberry Growers Out Of The Red?
Savings to the tune of $30 million a year would come with a solution to angular leaf spot. Read More
Common smut of corn
Disease Control
July 19, 2016
Open Your Eyes To Common Smut In Sweet Corn
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this formidable fungus. Read More
Downy-Mildew-Cukes-by-Clemson
Crop Protection
July 18, 2016
Early Infection Of Downy Mildew Confirmed In Michigan Cucumbers
The pathogen has been confirmed in Michigan cucumbers in Bay County for the 2016 season. Read More
Newer strains of potato virus Y spread by aphids cause damage to the flesh of the tubers.
Crop Protection
July 18, 2016
Potato Growers: Be On The Lookout For New Strains Of Potato Virus Y
Standard measures have been typically less effective against new strains. Read More
Dickeya early symptoms for web
Crop Protection
July 13, 2016
Dickeya: A New Potato Disease
The disease caused big losses last year; growers need to check fields for symptoms. Read More
Neoafabraea pathogen on twig lesions at wounds caused by a mechanical harvester on 'Arbosana.' (Photo credit: Flourent Trouillas, University of California)
Disease Control
July 7, 2016
Disease Reportedly Returns To California Olive Orchards
The pathogen, which was originally reported along the coast in 2013, was recently found in the Sacramento Delta area. Read More
Crown gall on a trunk of French hybrid ‘Chancellor’ before and after bark is stripped away. Galls appear in spring as white callous tissue, most often at the base of the trunk, gradually turning green/brown and finally dying to turn into dark brown/black corky tissue. (Photo credit: Penn State University)
Cold Protection
June 15, 2016
Several Severe Winters Causing Crown Gall Concerns
Although this past winter may be considered more mild, severe cold the two winters prior in the Midwest and Northeast Read More
Hull rot of almond causes spur and limb dieback, potentially reducing future crops. (Photo credit: University of California Cooperative Extension.)
Disease Control
June 7, 2016
Avoid Almond Hull Rot With Deficit Irrigation
As growers approach almond harvest later this summer, strategies to reduce the likelihood of hull rot should be a top Read More
First-year impact of Prunus replant disease at the Firebaugh replant trial; stunted trees in the foreground row were planted in plot of non-fumigated replant soil. (Photo credit: University of California Agriculture)
Disease Control
June 1, 2016
Fumigation, Proper Rootstocks Key To Controlling Replant Disease
Much remains mysterious about Prunus Replant Disease (PRD) and exactly how it operates to suppress growth of young replanted almond Read More
potato late blight leaves
Crop Protection
May 31, 2016
A Preventive Approach Reduces Infection Risk In Potatoes
Conditions favoring disease development and spread have led to the establishment of early warning or forecast programs for late blight and early blight. Read More
Example of cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus
Cucurbits
May 21, 2016
Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus Cases Flaring In South Florida
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable disease. Read More
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Disease Control
September 9, 2016
Arizona Iceberg Lettuce Research Council…
A recent survey indicates disease control and management were identified as the highest priority. Read More
Crop Protection
September 3, 2016
Dickeya dianthicola: A New Threat To Po…
The disease, identified in Maine in 2014, has caused significant losses in potatoes on the Eastern Seaboard. Read More
Citrus
August 30, 2016
Scientists Fervent To Find Cure For Dead…
Now spreading to sorghum, yellow leaf malady could infect crops from Florida to Texas. Read More
Disease Control
August 23, 2016
Florida Sweet Corn Has New Deadly Stalke…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this disease. Read More
Berries
August 4, 2016
Genetics Key To Keeping Strawberry Growe…
Savings to the tune of $30 million a year would come with a solution to angular leaf spot. Read More
Disease Control
July 19, 2016
Open Your Eyes To Common Smut In Sweet C…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this formidable fungus. Read More
Crop Protection
July 18, 2016
Early Infection Of Downy Mildew Confirme…
The pathogen has been confirmed in Michigan cucumbers in Bay County for the 2016 season. Read More
Crop Protection
July 18, 2016
Potato Growers: Be On The Lookout For Ne…
Standard measures have been typically less effective against new strains. Read More
Crop Protection
July 13, 2016
Dickeya: A New Potato Disease
The disease caused big losses last year; growers need to check fields for symptoms. Read More
Disease Control
July 7, 2016
Disease Reportedly Returns To California…
The pathogen, which was originally reported along the coast in 2013, was recently found in the Sacramento Delta area. Read More
Cold Protection
June 15, 2016
Several Severe Winters Causing Crown Gal…
Although this past winter may be considered more mild, severe cold the two winters prior in the Midwest and Northeast Read More
Disease Control
June 7, 2016
Avoid Almond Hull Rot With Deficit Irrig…
As growers approach almond harvest later this summer, strategies to reduce the likelihood of hull rot should be a top Read More
Disease Control
June 1, 2016
Fumigation, Proper Rootstocks Key To Con…
Much remains mysterious about Prunus Replant Disease (PRD) and exactly how it operates to suppress growth of young replanted almond Read More
Crop Protection
May 31, 2016
A Preventive Approach Reduces Infection …
Conditions favoring disease development and spread have led to the establishment of early warning or forecast programs for late blight and early blight. Read More
Cucurbits
May 21, 2016
Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus …
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable disease. Read More
Disease Control
May 19, 2016
Native Plants Reduce Need For Vineyard W…
Scientists in eastern Washington are finding drought-tolerant alternatives to roses at the end of vineyard rows that not only save Read More
Crop Protection
May 16, 2016
New Fungicide For Lettuce And Strawberry…
The product from Summit Agro USA is for use to control botrytis gray mold in strawberries and Sclerotinia drop in lettuce. Read More
Disease Control
May 6, 2016
Avocado Tree Killer On The Move In Flori…
Devastating laurel wilt disease now reported in 61 of 67 counties. Read More
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