Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

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

Damping-off in Flower and Vegetable Seedlings

  Damping-off is primarily caused by fungi present in the growing medium. The fungi include species of Rhizoctonia, Pythium, Fusarium, Phytophthora, Sclerotinia, Sclerotium, Botrytis, and others. Germinating seed and seedlings, especially weak ones, are vulnerable...
Inga Meadows
Suzette Sharpe
Michelle Henson
NC Coorporative Extension

Geotrichum Sour Rot of Sweetpotato

  Geotrichum candidum can infect a number of different plants when the environmental conditions are favorable for disease. Reported hosts include, but are not limited to, soybean, strawberry, tomato, and peach. For a complete list of hosts please visit USDA Fungus-Host Distributions...
Lina Quesada-Ocampo
Madison Stahr
NC Coorporative Extension

The North Carolina Winegrape Grower’s Guide

  Table of Contents: Introduction Cost and Investment Analysis of Chardonnay (Vitis vinifera) Winegrapes in North Carolina Choice of Varieties Vineyard Site Selection Pruning and Training Canopy Management Pest Managgement Vine Nutrition Grapevine Water Relations and Vineyard Irrigation...
Barclay Poling
Sara Spayd
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Fusarium Wilt Affecting Chickpea Crop

  Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) contributes 18% of the global production of grain legume and serves as an important source of dietary protein. An important decrease in cropping area and production has been recorded during the last two decades. Several biotic and abiotic constraints underlie...
Warda Jendoubi
Mariem Bouhadida
Amal Boukteb
Mohamed Béji
Mohamed Kharrat
Agriculture

2013 Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Guava (Psidium guajava)

  Table of Contents:  Guava Diseases Caused by Fungi and Stramenopiles Anthracnose Symptoms Causal Organism Disease Cycle and Epidemiology Management   Pseudocercospora Leaf Spot Symptoms Causal Organism Disease Cycle and Epidemiology Management   Guava Rust Symptoms...
Michael Merida
Aaron J. Palmateer
Virginia Cooperative Extension

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