Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

Peach Brown Rot: Still in Search of an Ideal Management Option

  The peach is one of the most important global tree crops within the economically important Rosaceae family. The crop is threatened by numerous pests and diseases, especially fungal pathogens, in the field, in transit, and in the store. More than 50% of the global post-harvest loss has been...
Vitus Ikechukwu Obi
Juan José Barriuso
Yolanda Gogorcena
Agriculture

Evaluation of Six Modern Varieties of Potatoes for Yield, Plant Growth Parameters and Resistance to Insects and Diseases

  Six modern varieties of potatoes (Diamant, Cardinal, Granola, Felsina, Provento and Asterix) were investigated for their growth parameters and yield to determine their suitability for production in Bangladesh. Results indicate significant variations among the varieties in the yield and...
Touria E. Eaton
Abul Kalam Azad
Humayun Kabir
Abu Bakkar Siddiq
Agricultural Sciences

Frecuencia de los hongos asociados al desarrollo de mohos poscosecha en el pedúnculo de la piña en dos zonas de Costa Rica

  La piña es uno de los principales cultivos de exportación en Costa Rica y la presencia de moho en el pedúnculo afecta su calidad en los mercados internacionales. El objetivo de esta investigación fue determinar en frutos de piña, en la cera aplicada sobre...
Johanny Castro Chinchilla
Gerardina Umaña Rojas
Agronomía Costarricense

Bacterial Leaf Spot on Greenhouse Ornamentals

  Typical leaf spots caused by bacteria appear as water-soaked, brown to black lesions often outlined with a yellow halo. Water-soaked (or sometimes called greasy) spots often appear on the underside of the leaf first. Lesions caused by Xanthomonas on Begonia and ...
Inga Meadows
Suzette Sharpe
NC Coorporative Extension

Root Knot Nematode of Cotton

  Root knot nematodes are microscopic roundworms that are widely distributed throughout North Carolina on many crops and cause varying degrees of damage to cotton. Root knot of cotton is caused by Meloidogyne species, including the southern root knot (M. incognita), northern root...
Lindsey Thiessen
Yara Rosado Rivera
NC Coorporative Extension

Root Knot Nematode of Soybean

  Root knot nematode of soybean is caused by plant parasitic nematodes belonging to the genus Meloidogyne. Several species are known to infect soybean including M. incognita (southern root knot), M. enterlobii (guava root knot), M. javanica (Javanese root...
Ashley Joyce
Lindsey Thiessen
NC Coorporative Extension

Variations in Yield and Nutritional Profile of Onion Germplasm under the Influence of Purple Blotch Disease

  Purple blotch of onion caused by Alternaria porri (Ellis) Cifferi. induces paramount losses in different parts of the world. In the present study, potential of 25 onion genotypes was evaluated against purple blotch and their yield response during two years (2014–15) under field...
Muhammad Zeeshan Mansha
Shahbaz Talib Sahi
Amer Habib
Sohail Ahmed
International Journal of Agriculture & Biology

Methods for the Diagnosis of Grapevine Viral Infections: A Review

  The yielding capacity of grapevine growth and the quality of the resulting product heavily depend on the health of the cultivated plants. The phytopathogens affecting the vineyards can cause a significant reduction in the yield and quality of the product. For this reason, it is extremely...
Anatoly V. Zherdev
Svetlana V. Vinogradova
Nadezhda A. Byzova
Elena V. Porotikova
Anastasia M. Kamionskaya
Boris B. Dzantiev
Agriculture

Evaluación del comportamiento de cultivares y líneas experimentales de poroto común frente a infecciones naturales de virus

  Las enfermedades virales pueden afectar la estabilidad de la producción de poroto común (Phaseolus vulgaris L.), por lo que es de interés evaluar el comportamiento de diferentes cultivares y líneas avanzadas del programa de mejoramiento de IIACS INTA, frente a...
P.E. Rodríguez Pardina
P. Reyna
R.E. Campos
G. Varela
A. Peña Malavera
L.M. Gerónimo
Horticultura Argentina

Botrytis Fruit Rot / Gray Mold on Strawberry

  Botrytis rot, or gray mold as it is often called, is a serious disease in all strawberry production areas and is a disease of concern in most years. The disease is a problem not only in the field, but also during storage, transit, and marketing of strawberry fruit, due to onset of severe rot...
Frank Louws
Garrett Ridge
Jean Harrison
NC Coorporative Extension