Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

Emergence and Morphophysiology of Sunki Mandarin and Other Citrus Genotypes Seedlings under Saline Stress

  The scarcity of good quality water is a limiting factor for irrigated agriculture, especially in arid and semiarid regions, where water sources generally contain high concentrations of ions. In such conditions, it is essential to cultivate genotypes with economic potential and tolerance to...
Marcos E. B. Brito
Lauriane A. A. Soares
Walter S. Soares Filho
Pedro D. Fernandes
Elaine C. B. Silva
Francisco V. S. Sá
Luderlândio A. Silva
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research

Herbs for Texas Landscape

  Herbs are an ancient category of the plant world. Found almost everywhere, herbs have been defined generally as “the useful plants.” Besides adding beauty, herbs are used for cooking, making scents and perfumes, practicing aromatherapy, herbal healing in ...
Joseph Masabni
Ann Wheeler
Mengmeng Gu
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

2017 Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Watermelon

  Table of Contents:  Specific Common Diseaeses Alternaria Leaf Spot (Alternaria cucumerina) Anthracnose (Colletotrichum orbiculare) Angular Leaf Spot (Pseudomonas syringae pv. lachrymans/Pseudomnas syringae) Bacterial Fruit Blotch (Acidovorax citrulli) Blossom-end Rot (Calcium...
Pamela D. Roberts
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Growing Potatoes at Home

  The potato is one of America's most popular vegetables. Each year, Americans eat an average of 125 pounds of potatoes per person. Solanum tuberosum--also called the Irish potato--is a cool season crop. During the winter and spring months, Florida's commercial farms grow and...
Horticulture Sciences Department, University of Florida
Horticulture Sciences Department, University of Florida

Insect Management for Cruciferous

  Cruciferous vegetables are a large and increasingly important crop group in Florida. A number of insects feed exclusively on crucifers and affect all of the crops listed in the title above. Because most of the newer insecticides are being labeled for the entire crop...
H. A. Smith
A. Niño
S. E. Webb
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Pest Management Guide: Field Crops, 2018

  Table of Contents: Regulations and Basic Information Livestock Disease and Nematode Management in Field Crops Insect Control in Field Crops Weed Control in Field Crops Plant Regulators      
Michael Flessner
Charles W. Cahoon
Virginia Cooperative Extension

2018 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers

  Table of Contents: Integrated Pest Management, Degree Days Pesticide Safety and Application Chemical Control of Disease and Insects Chemical Control of Weeds Growth Regulators for Fruit Trees Wildlife Control Program Orchard Nutritional Program Nematode Management Preharvest and Restricted...
Virgina Cooperative Extension
West Virginia University
University of Maryland Extension
Virginia Cooperative Extension

Blueberry Gardener's Guide

  The purpose of this publication is to provide home gardeners with basic information on growing blueberries in Florida. Commercial growers and those interested in more detailed information on growing blueberries in Florida are encouraged to visit the UF/IFAS Extension publications...
J. G. Williamson
P. M. Lyrene
J. W. Olmstead
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Guava Growing in the Florida Home Landscape

  Table of Contents: Description Varieties Climate Propagation Production Spacing Soils Planting a Guava Tree Care of Guava Tress in the Home Landscape Insect Pests Diseases Harvest, Ripening, Storage      
Jonathan H. Crane
Carlos F. Balerdi
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

North American Grapevine Yellows Disease: Current Knowledge and Management Recommendations for Wine Growers

  North American grapevine yellows (NAGY) is a lethal, insect-transmitted disease of grapevines caused by phytoplasmas (cell wall-less bacteria). North American grapevine yellows occurs throughout the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S., but it is particularly prevalent in the...
Teresa M. Stoepler
Alson H. Smith Jr
Tony K. Wolf
Virginia Cooperative Extension