Plant Disease Identification and Control

Information on plant disease identification and control, including rot, freeze damage, rust, blight, mold, scales, bacteria, viruses, fungus, wilt, mildew, gall, mites, moths and cankers. Tips on integrated pest management and herbicide summaries.

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Explorando e Identificando Enfermedades en Tomates
Explorando e Identificando Enfermedades en Tomates - Videos Videos

Explorando e Identificando Enfermedades en Tomates

Marley E Skinner, Montserrat Fonseca Estrada, Tianna DuPont, Mike Basedow

8:37

Este video revisa los fundamentos de la exploración adecuada y la identificación de enfermedades comunes y sus síntomas. More
Scouting and Identifying Tomato Diseases
Scouting and Identifying Tomato Diseases - Videos Videos

Scouting and Identifying Tomato Diseases

Marley E Skinner, Mike Basedow

8:21

Tomatoes are an important and profitable crop for many vegetable growers. This video reviews the basics of proper scouting and identification of common diseases and their symptoms. More
Protect any trees still in bloom: Fire blight conditions ideal April 29 through May 2. (Photo: K. Peter)
Fire Blight, Apple Scab, Rust, Plus Others: Be On Alert! - News News
Conditions are optimal for fire blight, apple scab, and rust infections. Growers are encouraged to keep trees protected. Other diseases for the fruit grower radar are also discussed. More
Dormant copper sprays are encouraged to help keep diseases in check. (Photo: K. Peter)
Disease Management Strategies For The Grower Radar - News News
Consider applying dormant sprays soon to manage fungal and bacterial diseases this season. More
Infected boxwood branch shows typical leaf spots and lesions
Boxwood Blight: Emerging Threat to Pennsylvania's Landscape - Articles Articles
This article provides information about boxwood blight, including symptoms, management, and what to do if you suspect boxwood blight infection on your trees. More
Source: Edward Sikora, Auburn University, Bugwood.org
Strawberry Disease - Leaf Spots - Articles Articles
A wide array of leaf spots infect strawberries, including birds-eye leaf spot, black leaf spot, septoria leaf spot, cercospora leaf spot, alternaria leaf spot, red spot, and angular leaf spot. More
Photo by Kathy Demchak.
Strawberry Disease - Anthracnose - Articles Articles
Anthracnose, caused by species in the genus Colletotrichum, can manifest as a fruit rot, crown rot, and/or leaf spots, as well as lesions on petioles and runner stolons. More
Source: A Jones.
Pear Disease - Pear Leaf Spot Fungus - Articles Articles
The pear leaf spot fungus, Mycosphaerella pyri, infects the leaves of pear, quince, and occasionally apple trees. Numerous leaf spots can produce defoliation. More
Leaf Spots in Strawberries in Home Fruit Plantings
Leaf Spots in Strawberries in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles
A wide array of leaf spots infect strawberry species, including birds-eye leaf spot, black leaf spot, septoria leaf spot, cercospora leaf spot, alternaria leaf spot, red spot, and angular leaf spot. More
Pear Leaf Spot in the Home Fruit Planting
Pear Leaf Spot in the Home Fruit Planting - Articles Articles
The pear leaf spot fungus, Mycosphaerella pyri, infects the leaves of pear, quince, and occasionally apple trees. Numerous leaf spots can produce defoliation. More
Leaf and Fruit Spot of Pear in Home Gardens
Leaf and Fruit Spot of Pear in Home Gardens - Articles Articles
Leaf blight and fruit spot are caused by the fungus Fabraea maculata, which infects the leaves, fruit, and shoots of pear and quince and the leaves of apple trees. More
Anthracnose on Strawberries in Home Gardens
Anthracnose on Strawberries in Home Gardens - Articles Articles
Anthracnose is caused by several different species in the genus Colletotrichum. These fungi cause a fruit rot, crown rot, and/or leaf spots, as well as lesions on petioles and runner stolons. More
Left: gray mold; right: anthracnose fruit rot.
Strawberry Disease - Fruit Rot Protection Begins at Bloom - Articles Articles
Our two main targets for bloom time protection of strawberries are gray mold/ Botrytis fruit rot, and, if you are growing susceptible varieties like Chandler, anthracnose fruit rot. More