Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

  Table of Contents:  Pathogens Host Crops and Plants Host Parts Affected Idenficiation Similar Diseases Favorable Environmental Conditions for the Disease Disease Transmission General Disease Management Disease Control for Conventional Growers Disease Control for Organic Growers...
Lina Quesada-Ocampo
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Diseases and Disorders

  Table of Contents: Objectives Introduction Healthy and Unhealthy Plants Abiotic Disorders of Plants Moisture Plant Nutrition Light, Temperature, Wind and Weather Plant Pathogens Fungi Bacteria Nematodes Viruses Parasitic plants Disease Development Spread and Survival of Pathogens The...
Mike Munster
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Bacterial Wilt of Potato in Ethiopia: What Should be Done?

  ▪ 80-90% Bacterial wilt (BW) prevalence was observed in major potato growing regions of Ethiopia ▪ Ralstonia solanacearum has been found at increasingly higher elevations (2500-3000 masl) ▪ Transmission of BW through latently infected asymptomatic tubers has played a role in the spread...
K. Sharma
E. Schulte-Geldermann
CGSpaceA Repository of Agricultural Research Outputs

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

  Central North Carolina is a wonderful place to garden. Almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully provided you choose appropriate varieties and plant at the right time. The climate, the season, and potential pests all affect the selection of what and when to plant.
Lucy Bradley
Chris Gunter
Julieta Sherk
Liz Driscoll
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Plants Grown in Containers

  Table of Contents:  Objectives Introduction Start with High-Quality Plants Transporting Plants Selecting a Container Material Weight Color Drainage Size Potting Mixes, Substrates, or Growing Media Qualties of Good Growing Media Potting Plants Repotting Nutrient Management​...
Diane Mays
Kim Richter
Lucy Bradley
Julie Sherk
Mark Kistler
Joe Neal
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Small Fruits

  Table of Contents: Objectives Introduction Strawberries Blackberries and Raspberries (Brambles or Caneberries) Blueberries Grapes Kiwis Case Study—Think IPM: Berry Problems Frequently Asked Questions Further Reading Chapter Text Hyperlinks For More Information NC State and NC...
Gina Fernandez
Bill Cline
Bill Cline
Hannah Burrack
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Xanthomonas Fragariae Genetic Variability and Its Severity on Strawberry (Frigaria X Ananassa duch) Genotypes

  Xanthomonas fragariae is the causative agent of the angular leaf spot of strawberries (FragariaXananassa Duch). This microorganism is subject to quarantine for the mobilization and transport of propagation plant material in several countries. There is no information about the pathogen’...
Noemí Rivera-Zabala
Daniel L. Ochoa-Martínez
Reyna I. Rojas-Martínez
Douglas Rodríguez-Martínez
Sergio Aranda-Ocampo
José M. Zapién-Macías
Agrociencia

El Problema de La Peca en Cultivos de Agucate (Persea Americana Mill.) del Norte del Tolima, Colombia

  La peca (nombre común) es actualmente el problema fitosanitario de mayor relevancia en los cultivos de aguacate del norte del Tolima. En Colombia existe escasa información sobre el agente causal y los factores externos que lo favorecen, lo que apremi...
Julián Reina-Noreña
Mildred Julieth Mayorga-Cobos
Stefanny Julieth Caldas-Herrera
Jeisson Rodríguez-Valenzuela
Edgar Herney Varón-Devia
Revista Corpoica Ciencia y Tecnología Agorpecuaria

Variabilidad Genética de Xanthomonas Fragariae y Su Severidad en Genotipos de Fresa (Frigaria X Ananassa duch)

  Xanthomonas fragariae es el agente causal de la mancha angular de la hoja en fresa (FragariaXananassa Duch) y es un microorganismo sujeto a cuarentena para la movilización y transporte de material vegetal de propagación en varios países. En Mé...
Noemí Rivera-Zabala
Daniel L. Ochoa-Martínez
Reyna I. Rojas-Martínez
Douglas Rodríguez-Martínez
Sergio Aranda-Ocampo
José M. Zapién-Macías
Agrociencia

Insect Population Parameters of Acanthoscelides obtectus (Say.) in Grains of Five Cultivars of Common Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)

  Acanthoscelides obtectus (Coleoptera, Bruchidae) is a phytophagous insect that feeds on beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) during storage, principally in temperate climate regions. For this reason, it is necessary to determine population parameters of this coleopteran that would...
Jorge Vera-Graziano
Serafín Cruz-Izquierdo
Agrociencia