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University of Georgia Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Grape Disease - Black Rot Photo Gallery - Articles Articles
Slideshow depicting various stages of black rot on grapes. More
Pest Alert - Omnivorous Leafroller
Pest Alert - Omnivorous Leafroller - Articles Articles
The omnivorous leafroller has recently been confirmed in a greenhouse in Pennsylvania. Your assistance is needed in monitoring this pest indoors and outdoors in Pennsylvania. More
The Home Fruit Garden - Getting Started
The Home Fruit Garden - Getting Started - Articles Articles
Home fruit gardening offers many benefits—exercise, enjoyment, a supply of delicious fruits, enhancement of the home landscape, and a truly educational experience. More
Home Fruit Gardens: Table 1.1. Fertilizer Equivalents
Home Fruit Gardens: Table 1.1. Fertilizer Equivalents - Articles Articles
Use this table to determine the equivalent amounts of nitrogen, phosphate, and potash of each fertilizer material. More
Home Fruit Gardens: Table 1.2. Monthly Maintenance
Home Fruit Gardens: Table 1.2. Monthly Maintenance - Articles Articles
Your schedule may vary from the one below by as much as 2 weeks (earlier or later) depending on the region of Pennsylvania in which you are located. More
Orchard Wildlife Management - Birds
Orchard Wildlife Management - Birds - Articles Articles

Orchard Wildlife Management - Birds

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

On many farms or orchards, bird damage is minimal while for others, problems from birds can be substantial. More
Photo credit: Steve Culman
Soil Quality Information - Articles Articles
Healthy soils yield healthy crops, But what is healthy soil and how do we achieve it? More
Guide to Farming: Small Fruits
Guide to Farming: Small Fruits - Articles Articles
The term “small fruit” includes many of the berry crops such as blackberries, blueberries, and strawberries among others. More
Powdery Mildew of Grapes in Home Gardens
Powdery Mildew of Grapes in Home Gardens - Articles Articles
Powdery mildew, caused by the fungus Uncinula necator, can be found in most areas of the world where grapes are grown. More
Grape Disease - Downy Mildew
Grape Disease - Downy Mildew - Articles Articles
Downy mildew, Plasmopara viticola, can infect berries, leaves and young shoots. It occurs wherever it is wet and warm during the growing season. More
John Hartman, University of Kentucky, Bugwood.org
Grape Disease - Crown Gall - Articles Articles
Crown gall, Agrobacterium tumefaciens, is characterized by galls or overgrowths that form on the roots, trunk, and arms of grape vines. V. vinifera are more susceptible than V. labrusca varieties. More
Botrytis infection at site of feeding damage. Photo by Kathy Demchak.
Bramble Disease - Botrytis - Articles Articles
Botrytis fruit rot or gray mold, Botrytis cinerea, is the most common and most serious disease of Rubus species worldwide. More
Grape Disease - Botrytis Bunch Rot
Grape Disease - Botrytis Bunch Rot - Articles Articles
Botrytis bunch rot, or gray mold, exists in all vineyards worldwide. This disease is caused by the fungus Botrytis cinerea and is commonly associated with the decay of ripe or nearly ripe grapes. More
Photo by Kathy Demchak.
Grape Disease - Black Rot - Articles Articles
Black rot, Guignardia bidwelli, is one of the most serious diseases of grapes in the eastern United States. More
Fungicides, Herbicides, and Insecticides Fungicides, Herbicides, and Insecticides - Articles
In some cases, pesticides are the only alternative in controlling pests. The pesticides cited here have moderately low mammalian toxicity and degrade soon after application. More
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