Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

Fungi associated to stem-end rot and dieback of mango (Mangifera indica L.)

Stem-end rot of fruits and dieback of branches in mango (Mangifera indica L.) are associated with fungi of the family Botryosphaeriaceae. The objectives of the present study were to identify morphologically and phylogenetically different strains of fungi isolated from fruits with stem-end rot and...
Maricarmen Sandoval-Sánchez
Daniel Nieto-Ángel
J. Sergio Sandoval-Islas
Daniel Téliz-Ortiz
Mario Orozco-Santos
H. Victoria Silva-Rojas
Revista Agrociencia

Hongos asociados a pudrición del pedúnculo y muerte descendente del mango (Mangifera indica L.)

Las pudriciones del pedúnculo de frutos y muerte descendente de ramas de mango (Mangifera indica L.) son asociadas con hongos de la familia Botryosphaeriaceae. Los objetivos de este estudio fueron identificar morfológica y filogenéticamente diferentes cepas de hongos aisladas...
Maricarmen Sandoval-Sánchez
Daniel Nieto-Ángel
J. Sergio Sandoval-Islas
Daniel Téliz-Ortiz
Mario Orozco-Santos
H. Victoria Silva-Rojas
Revista Agrociencia

Wilt Diseases of Tomatoes

Wilt diseases of tomatoes can be caused by fungal, bacterial, viral, and nematode pathogens, as well as by abiotic factors. Determining which agent is responsible can be vital for prescribing the proper management strategies. This publication discusses the common wilt diseases afflicting tomatoes...
Edward Sikora
William S Gazaway
Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Alternaria Leaf Spot

Alternaria brassicae, A. brassicicola Most crucifer plants are susceptible to Alternaria leaf spot and plants at all growth stages may be affected. Symptoms caused by the two pathogens are very similar and both may be found on the same plant. Infection of seedling stems may result in damping-off...
Lowell L. Black
AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center

Manejo de Plagas

El documento “MANEJO DE PLAGAS” tiene el siguiente contenido: Se presenta de manera práctica la preparación de biocontroladores de plagas y enfermedades en base a extractos de plantas (narciso, hierbas, ajo, chile, cebolla, ortiga, neem y alcohol); también sobre...
David Gómez
Marco Vásquez
PyMe Rural

Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation for Florida Vegetable Production

Florida growers, who have continued to rely on existing and internationally approved CUE supplies of methyl bromide, painfully recognize an increase in price, a future of diminishing supply, and the limits to which methyl bromide use rates can be reduced without loss of pesticidal efficacy and...
J. W. Noling
D. A. Botts
A. W. MacRae
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Guía para el Reconocimiento de Enfermedades en el Cultivo de Tomate

El cultivo de tomate, es uno de los cultivos hortícolas más difundido en las distintas zonas agroecológicas de la Argentina y de países limítrofes. Constituye la hortaliza de mayor superficie bajo cubierta ocupa a nivel mundial. Su destino principal es consumo...
Mirta Alejandra Sosa
INTA Argentina

Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Apple (Malus sylvestris)

Apple diseases addressed: Apple scab Bitter rot Black rot Botryosphaeria rot/white rot Cercospora leaf spot Crown gall Entomosporium leaf spot Fire blight Fly speck Mushroom root rot Pink limb blight Powdery mildew Rust Sooty Blotch Southern Blight
Mathews L. Paret
Tim Momol
Laura Ritchie
Hank Dankers
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Fig (Ficus carica)

Fig diseases addressed: Aerial/Web Blight (Thanatephorus cucumeris/Rhizoctonia solani) Anthracnose (Glomerella cingulata/Colletotrichum gloeosporoides) Cercospora Leaf Spot (Cercospora fici, Cercospora spp.) Fig Mosaic Virus Mushroom Root Rot (Armillaria tabescens) Nectriella...
Aaron J. Palmateer
Tara L.B. Tarnowski
Pamela D. Roberts
University of Florida, IFAS Extension

Vegetable Growers' Handbook Chapter VII: Disease Management

Diseases can occur at any stage during the course of plant growth. The rapid, accurate diagnosis of the cause of a disease, along with the implementation of a rapid treatment, is essential to ensure the protection of the crop. Certain infectious diseases caused by living, microscopic organisms...
Thomas Isakeit
George Philley
Texas AgriLife Extension Service