Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

Turnip Mosaic Virus

Turnip Mosaic Virus (TuMV) infects most cruciferous plants, but is most damaging in Chinese cabbage, turnip, mustard, and radish. The most common symptom in these crops is a distinct mosaic of light and dark green colors in the leaves. Depending upon the virus strain and the crop species, necrotic...
Lowell L Black
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center

Commercial Apple: Insect, Disease, and Weed Control

The guide contains the latest recommendations for insecticides, fungicides, nematicides, and herbicides for commercial apple production. The guide is a collaborative effort by Extension specialists and researchers from land grant institutions in the southeastern United States.
Robert Boozer
Edward J. Sikora
Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Crucifers Disorders: Tipburn

Damage Symptoms Symptoms occur in cabbage and Brussels sprouts. As the heads approach maturity, inner leaves become necrotic along their margin. Margins of one or more leaves turn brown beginning at the leaf pores. The area affected may be a narrow band or involve up to half of the leaf. Symptoms...
Lowell L Black
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center

African Organic Agriculture Training Manual: Mango Crop Management

Mango trees (Mangifera indica L.) are cultivated in many countries of East, South and West Africa. In these countries, mangoes contribute to farmer family diets as well as serving as a cash crop. Mangoes are a delicate fruit and, therefore, sensitive to transport, which limits trade opportunities...
Lukas Kilcher
Brian Ssebunya
FiBL, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland

Resource Guide for Organic Insect and Disease Management

Organic farmers rely primarily on preventive, cultural, and integrated methods of pest and disease management. Additionally, there are a number of materials that can complement and support organic management. This guide was developed to provide a useful and scientifically accurate reference for...
Brian Caldwell
Eric Sideman
Abby Seaman
Anthony Shelton
Christine Smart
Cornell University

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers

Contents: Soils and Fertility Soil Testing Petiole Sap Testing Fertilizer Application Methods Liming and Soil pH Chemigation Management Organic Matter and Cover Crops Transplants Transplant Production Transplant Containers Seeding and Growing...
Dan Egel
Ricky Foster
Elizabeth Maynard
Rick Weinzierl
Mohammad Babadoost
Patrick O’Malley
Ajay Nair
Raymond Cloyd
Cary Rivard
Megan Kennelly
Bill Hutchison
Sanjun Gu
Robert J. Precheur
Celeste Welty
Douglas Doohan
Sally Miller
University of Illinois Extension, Purdue Extension, Iowa State University Extension, Kansas State University Research, University of Minnesota Extension, University of Missouri Extension, and Ohio State University Extension

Evaluación experimental del clorotalonil en el control de la sigatoka negra (Mycosphaerella fijiensis) en plantaciones de plátano (Musa spp. AAB)

  Para evaluar la eficacia y selectividad del fungicida Clorotalonil en el control de la Sigatoka Negra (Mycosphaerella fijiensis) se realizaron dos ensayos de campo ubicados en plantaciones comerciales de plátano del estado Mérida, Venezuela. En cada ensayo se utilizó un...
José Vicente Lazo
José Alfredo Muñoz
Aníbal Escalona

Midwest Tree Fruit Spray Guide

  Revised annually, this guide provides spraying schedules for insect and disease pests of apple, pear, cherry, peach and plum trees. You will find safety tips, hints for figuring chemical application rates, and discussions about most pests that attack Missouri fruit trees. The guide's...
University of Illinois Extension
Purdue Extension
Iowa State University Extension
Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service
University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service
University of Missouri
Missouri State University
Ohio State University Extension
University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service
University of Arkansas
Midwest Fruit Workers Group

Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide

    The pest management recommendations in this guide have been formulated to provide you up-todate information on pesticides and their applicability to your problem. It is suggested that you use this information to set up your own spray program. You should keep accurate records of...
Collaboration from 12 U.S. Universities
Collaboration from 12 U.S. Universities

Crucifer Diseases: Xanthomonas Leaf Spot

Xanthomonas campestris pv. Armoraciae Xanthomonas leaf spot occurs on all cultivated crucifers and several wild crucifers. The major symptom is leaf spotting, but lesions can also occur on cotyledons, flower stalks, and fruit. Small leaf spots occur scattered over the leaf surface as a result of...
Lowell L. Black
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center