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.
Be on the lookout for diseases, as well as timber rot in high tunnel tomatoes, that spread in some of the recent rain events that moved across the Pennsylvania.
By Tom Butzler, Thomas Maloney, Darryl Dressler
This article, coupled with the advice in "Growing Great Container Vegetables #1: General Recommendations", will get you growing great cucumbers and squash.
A plant disease is a dynamic process where a living or nonliving entity interferes with the normal functions of a plant over a period of time.
Disease management begins with the fundamental understanding the three factors must be present and interact for disease to develop.
There are several online tools to help you monitor and keep up to date on the proximity and likelihood for pests and plant diseases.