Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

Pest control in tomatoes for processing

Processed tomato products fall into two categories: high value products and soft products. High value includes whole peel products such as whole tomatoes, diced tomatoes, and salsa. Ketchup, sauces, and juice are considered soft products. Tomatoes used for high value products receive higher market...
Cheri Janssen
Steve Smith
Rick Foster
Richard Latin
Stephen Weller
Fred Whitford
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service

Plagas y enfermedades del tomate: guía de identificación y manejo

  El manejo integrado de plagas (MIP) permite al productor el acceso a mercados de exportación que exigen la calidad fitosanitaria. Dicho manejo incluye distintas estrategias de control biológico, químico, cultural y mecánico. Para adoptar estas medidas con la...
Productores de Hortalizas
Productores de Hortalizas

Spray Recommendations for Downy Mildew

Spray recommendations for Downy Mildew on the following crops: Cucumber Zucchini Squash Pumpkin Melon Gourds
Mary K. Hausbeck
Michigan State University

Major Diseases of Citrus in Asia

Citrus greening is one of the most devastating diseases of citrus in Asia. Citrus greening was first identified in South Africa fifty years ago. It is now found all over the tropical and subtropical countries of Asia. In the Philippines, citrus greening is the main reason why citrus production...
Citrus Production: A Manual for Asian Farmers
Food & Fertilizer Technology Center

Soil Solarization for the Control of Nematodes and Soilborne Diseases

Effective control of plant parasitic nematodes, soilborne plant pathogens, and some weed pests is a serious challenge for farmers and home gardeners. Soil solarization is a simple, safe, and effective alternative to the toxic, costly soil pesticides and the lengthy crop rotations now needed to...
Austin K. Hagan
William S. Gazaway
Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Pest Control in Indiana Cantaloupe Production

Like any crop, cantaloupes compete with weeds and are threatened by insect and disease pests. Melon growers rely on herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides to control pests. Growers rank diseases as their primary concern. Insect and weed pests are significant, but pose less of a threat. Some...
Fred Whitford
Dan Egel
Richard Latin
Rick Foster
Steve Weller
Ralph Gann
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service

Angular Leaf Spot of Strawberries

Angular leaf spot (ALS) is a bacterial disease caused by Xanthomonas fragariae, a pathogen highly specific to both the wild and the cultivated strawberry, Fragaria x ananassa. ALS is an important disease on winter-produced strawberries worldwide, and it is considered a quarantine disease by the...
Natalia A. Peres
University of Florida, IFAS

Manejo integrado de enfermedades de tomate en invernadero

Existen varios factores que favorecen en gran medida el desarrollo de las enfermedades en cultivos realizados bajo cubiertas protectoras: El medio ambiente modificado, que se caracteriza por condiciones de temperatura, humedad relativa, fertilización elevadas, ausencia de viento, propician...
Alicia Bruna Vásquez
INIA Chile

Pepper Diseases: A Field Guide

This field guide contains illustration and description of many of the diseases and disease-like disorders that affect pepper throughout the world. The guide is not all-inclusive, but an attempt has been made to include as many of the economically important diseases as possible. The guide is...
Lowell L. Black
Sylvia K. Green
Glen l. Hartman
Jean M. Poulos
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center

Manual Práctico de cadena productiva del cultivo de Quinua

Contenido: Cultivo de quinua Variedades Rotación de cultivos y requerimientos Preparación del terreno y siembra Sistema de preparación del terreno Densidad de siembra Desinfección de semilla Fertilización y abonamiento...
Juan P. Silva Castañeda
Tomás Guillén Valencia
Luis F. Córdova Meza
William Salazar Carhuamaca
Efraín Sedano Fernández
Santos H. Cajahuanca Camarena
Marleni Arrieta Jerí
Cáritas Huancavelica