Flower and Foliage Plant Diseases
Bedding plant production has become a specialized, energy-efficient, and highly-profitable business. The short period of time between seeding and selling the crop leaves no room for mistakes. Plant diseases cannot be allowed to reduce the quantity of plants for sale or to reduce plant quality by stunting plants or spotting the flowers and foliage.
There are reports noting that in the sunny South, they are finding a lot of downy mildew on various plants...already!