Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

2017 Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Cucumber

  Table of Contents: Angular Leaf Spot (Pseudomonas syringae pv. lachrymans/Pseudomonas syringae) Anthracnose (Colletotrichum lagenarium) Belly Rot (Rhizoctonia solani) Cottony Leak (Pythium spp.) Damping-off (Pythium spp., Fusarium sp., Rhizoctonia solani) Downy Mildew (...
Pamela D. Roberts
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2018

  Table of Contents: Reference Information What's new in 2018? State extension educators Soil fertility and nutrient management Transplants Irrigation, mulches, and frost control Pollination Pesticide information and safety Organic vegetable production Production tables Using a plant...
Tom Creswell
Gail Ruhl
Jamal Faghihi
Wenjing Guan
Amanda Deering
Scott Monroe
Elizabeth Wahle
Lina Rodriguez-Salamanca
Joe Hannan
Laura Jesse Iles
Donald Lewis
Raymond Cloyd
Judy O'Mara
Ben Phillips
Fred Warner
Zsofia Szendrei
Bernard Zandstra
Roger Becker
Carl Rosen
Vince Fritz
James Quinn
Zelalem Mersha
Jim Jasinski
Celeste Welty
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Bacterial Spot of Pepper and Tomato

  Table of Contents General Information Symptoms Cause  Source of Infection Field Spread Control Cautions  
Inga Meadows
Michelle Henson
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Cocoa (Chocolate Bean) Growing in The Florida Home Landscape

  Table of Contents: Description Varieties Climate Propagation Production Spacing Planting a Cocoa Tree Site Selection Plating in Sandy Soil Planting in Rockland Soil Planting on a Mound Care of Cocoa Tress in the Home Landscape Pruning Insect Pests Diseases Harvest      ...
Jonathan H. Crane
Carlos F. Balerdi
Gene Joyner
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Current Status of Fungi Associated with Strawberry (FragariaXananassa Duch.) Dry Wilt in Guanajuato, Mexico

  Strawberry dry wilt (FragariaXananassa Duch.) is the main disease in this crop at the state of Guanajuato, Mexico. It causes losses of up to 7.5 Mg ha-1 (50 % of the production). In Guanajuato this disease is associated with 14 fungi species, Fusarium oxysporum is the...
Luis A. Mariscal-Amaro
Alfredo Rivera-Yerena
Pedro A. Dávalos-González
Daniel Ávila-Martínez

Diversidad de Hongos en Cinco Cultivares de Mango (Mangifera Indica L.) del Banco de Germoplasma del INIA-CENIAP, Maracay

  El Campo Experimental del INIA-CENIAP, en Maracay, Venezuela, dispone de un banco de germoplasma con una elevada diversidad de cultivares de mango, pero en años recientes se ha detectado la muerte de gran cantidad de árboles en diferentes accesiones. Entre los...
Carlos Pacheco
María Suleima González
Edward Manzanilla

Influence of 2, 3-Dihydro-2, 2-Dimethyl Benzofuran Rates and Okra Varieties on The Incidence of Flea Beetle

  Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus L. (Syn. Hibiscus esculentus) is an important vegetable crop cultivated mainly for its immature edible green fruits that are known for their high levels of vitamins A, C and some minerals. Unfortunately, insect pests are a major setback for commercial...
E.O. Ogah
African Crop Science Journal

Secuenciación del Genoma del Potato Yellow Vein Virus (PYVV) y Desarrollo de Una Prueba Molecular para Detección

  El Potato yellow vein virus (PYVV) es uno de los virus más limitantes en cultivos de papa de la región andina. Es transmitido por moscas blancas y por tubérculos-semilla, por lo que la disponibilidad de métodos de detección resulta fundamental para su ...
Daniela Álvarez-Yepes
Pablo A. Gutiérrez-Sánchez
Mauricio Marín-Montoya

Hyperspectral Evaluation of Venturia inaequalis Management Using the Disease Predictive Model RIMpro in the Northeastern U.S.

  Use of hyperspectral spectroradiometers allows for information on different light bands to be captured, allowing for identification of plant health status. Apple scab is the most important disease in the production of apples. RIMpro is a web-based decision support system (DDS...
Matthew Wallhead
Heping Zhu
Kirk Broders
Agricultural Sciences

Genetic Diversity of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Begomovirus in Togo

  Geminiviruses, in particular the members of the genus Begomovirus, are considered to be a major phytosanitary problem for tomato crops production in the world. They are responsible for yield losses of up to 20% to 100%. Regrettably, Togo is not spared from this situation. This...
Assion Sétu Mivedor
Justin Simon Pita
Kossikouma Djodji Adjata
Jérôme Duclercq
Yawovi Mawuena Dieudonné Gumedzoe
Agricultural Sciences