Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Grape (Vitis spp.)

Grape diseases addressed: Anthracnose Bitter Rot Black Rot Bunch Rot Downy Mildew Mushroom Root Rot Pierce's Disease Powdery Mildew Pseudocercospora Leaf Spot Ripe Rot
Tim Momol
Laura Ritchie
Hank Dankers
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Guava (Psidium guajava)

Guava Diseases Caused by Fungi and Stramenopiles: Anthracnose Pseudocercospora Leaf Spot Guava Rust Mushroom Root Rot Thread Blight Guava Diseases Caused by Nonfungal Agents: Algal Leaf Spot Nematodes
Michael Merida
Aaron J. Palmateer
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Avocado (Persea americana)

Avocado Diseases Caused by Fungi and Stramenopiles: Phytophthora root rot Anthracnose Pseudocercospora Spot Stem-End Rot Scab Powdery Mildew Avocado Diseases Caused by Nonfungal Agents: Alga Leaf Spot Sunblotch
Aaron J. Palmateer
Randy C. Ploetz
Philip F. Harmon
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Manual técnico manejo integrado de enfermedades en cultivos hidropónicos

  El presente manual busca entregar información en cuanto a las principales enfermedades que pueden afectar cultivos hidropónicos, que permita facilitar el diagnóstico de éstas y definir de mejor manera las posibles medidas de control, tanto preventivas como...
Claudio Sandoval Briones
FAO & Universidad de Talca

Inhibition of Phytophthora root rot of avocado with potassium silicate application

  Phytophthora cinnamomi (Pc) causes avocado root rot which in severe cases leads to tree death. An alternative was sought to the use of phosphonate fungicides to control the disease. In greenhouse experiments, root rot in trees drenched three times with soluble potassium silicate was similar...
T.Bekker
N. Labuschagne
T. Aveling
C. Kaiser
Proceedings VI World Avocado Congress 2007

Evaluación del fosfito cálcico, potásico y magnésico en el control de Phytophthora cinnamomi en paltos (Persea americana Mill) cv. Hass plantados en contenedor

  En un huerto experimental de paltos (Persea americana Mill) cv. Hass, ubicado en la Estación Experimental La Palma de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, sector La Palma, Región de Valparaíso, Chile, se realizó un estudio cuyo prop...
M. Cervera
R. Cautín
G. Jeria
Proceedings VI World Avocado Congress 2007

Cole Crop Production in Florida

Production manual for crucifers including broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale, mustard, and turnip. Topics addressed: Varieties Seeding and planting Fertilizer and lime Irrigation Weed management Disease management Insect management Production cost
S.M. Olson
P.J. Dittmar
G.E. Vallad
S.E. Webb
S.A. Smith
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Vegetable Production Handbook for Florida

This is an excellent manual with practical information for vegetable growers. Includes the following topics: Soil and Fertilizer Management for Vegetable Production in Florida Principles and Practices for Irrigation Management Nematodes and Their Management Weed Management...
Daniel A. Botts
Peter J. Dittmar
Michael D. Dukes
Mary L. Lamberts
Andrew W. MacRae
Eugene McAvoy
Joseph W. Noling
Stephen M. Olson
Monica Ozores-Hampton
Natalia Peres
James F. Price
Richard N. Raid
Pam D. Roberts
Bielinski M. Santos
Eric H. Simonne
Scott A. Smith
Crystal A. Snodgrass
David D. Sui
Gary E. Vallad
Susan E. Webb
Alicia J. Whidden
Vance M. Whitaker
Shouan Zhang
Lincoln Zotarelli
Citrus & Vegetable Magazine

Insect, Disease and Nematode Control for Commercial Vegetables

Recommendations are organized into sections by crop. Within a crop, specific pests are listed along with their control recommenda tions. Frequent users may want to insert tabs for easy location of each crop section. This publication focuses on chemical tactics and should be used in conjunction...
George Bird
Mary Hausbeck
Lynnae J. Jess
William Kirk
Zsofia Szendrei
Fred Warner
Michigan State University Extension

Organic Small Fruit Disease Management Guidelines: Integrated Management of Blueberry Diseases

In relation to disease control, blueberries have the greatest potential for organic production. The lack of wild relatives of blueberry in much of the Midwest provides a degree of isolation from some of the more damaging diseases. In addition, blueberry plantings in states like Ohio are often...
Mike A. Ellis
Mizuho Nita
Ohio State University Extension