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Irregular tan cracked lesions characteristic of anthracnose on a cucumber leaf. Photo: Beth Gugino, Penn State
Vegetable Disease Update: August 29, 2018 - News News
The drier conditions the past few days have slowed the epidemic spread of cucurbit downy mildew across the region. More
Anthracnose (Colletotrichum orbiculare) on watermelon. Photo: Jason Brock, University of Georgia (bugwood.org)
Watch Out for Fungal Diseases On Melons - News News
Your melon crops should be well on their way by now, and with the rain we’ve had, fungal diseases may be too. More
The potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae, is a pest that is easy to overlook until the damage - called "hopperburn" - "burns" you. Photo: Penn State College of Agriculture
Vegetable - Small Fruit Current Issues: June 28 2018 - News News
Wet weather and variable temperatures across the state continue to be challenging for vegetable and berry production. More
Black rot on cabbage, caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris. Note characteristic “V” shaped lesions starting at leaf margin. Photo: Lee Stivers, Penn State
Vegetable - Small Fruit Current Issues: Mid-June 2018 - News News
Cloudy weather, rainstorms, and variable temperatures across the state have slowed some crops and created very favorable conditions for disease development. 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
Source: University of Georgia Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Peach Disease - Anthracnose - Articles Articles

Peach Disease - Anthracnose

Kari A. Peter, Ph.D.

Most years, anthracnose, caused by two Colletotrichum species, is considered a minor disease of peach. If left unchecked, this disease that attacks peach fruit can cause serious fruit rot infection. 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
Photo by Kathy Demchak.
Raspberry Disease - Anthracnose - Articles Articles
Anthracnose, commonly called "cane spot" or "gray bark," occurs in several species of Rubus. More
Photo: P. Landschoot, Penn State
SDHI Fungicides for Turfgrass Diseases - Articles Articles

SDHI Fungicides for Turfgrass Diseases

Peter Landschoot, Ph.D.

As summer approaches, plans are being finalized for disease prevention and control programs. More
Anthracnose in Home Plantings of Brambles
Anthracnose in Home Plantings of Brambles - Articles Articles
Anthracnose, is considered an extremely serious disease of black, purple, and susceptible varieties of red raspberry. More
Disease Descriptions for Gooseberries and Currants
Disease Descriptions for Gooseberries and Currants - Articles Articles
The more common diseases found on currants and gooseberries are anthracnose, leaf spot, and powdery mildew. The most common virus disease is currant mosaic. More
Walnut Anthracnose
Walnut Anthracnose - Articles Articles

Walnut Anthracnose

Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Walnut Anthracnose disease. 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
Euonymus Diseases
Euonymus Diseases - Articles Articles

Euonymus Diseases

Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Euonymus diseases. More
Anthracnose On Shade Trees
Anthracnose On Shade Trees - Articles Articles

Anthracnose On Shade Trees

Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.

Many deciduous hardwoods are susceptible to a leaf disease called anthracnose that is caused by various species of the fungus Apiognomonia. More
University of Georgia Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Peach Anthracnose in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles
Peach anthracnose, often called ripe rot, is usually rare and considered a minor disease of peaches. More