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Plant Pathology, Disease Control of Fruit and Vegetables

Monitoring and Managing Cucurbit Downy Mildew

Historically, Michigan growers produce over 342,000 tons of cucurbits valued at about $99 million on 49,000 acres. Michigan is the number 1 producer of pickling cucumbers and fresh market/processing squash, number 3 producer of fresh market cucumbers, and number 6 producer of pumpkins in the...
Mary K. Hausbeck
Brian Cortright
Jarrod Morrice
Michigan State University Extension

Evaluation of Food Additives as Alternative or Complementary Chemicals to Conventional Fungicides for the Control of Major Postharvest Diseases of Stone Fruit

  To evaluate potential alternatives to conventional fungicides to control decay, more than 20 food additives and generally regarded as safe compounds were tested at three concentrations in in vivo primary screenings with several cultivars of California peaches, nectarines, and plums that had...
Lluís Palou
Joseph L. Smilanick
Carlos H. Crisosto
Journal of Food Protection

Peanut Pest Management Scout Manual

Scouting is a tool that peanut producers have used since 1975 to make appropriate treatment decisions about pests. Scouting is only one part of an overall management program called Integrated Pest Management (IPM). The goal of IPM is to apply the most up-to-date technology to keep pest populations...
Ron Weeks
Austin Hagan
Wheeler Foshee
Dallas L. Hartzog
John W. Everest
Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Cranberry Pest Management in Wisconsin 2012

The latest recommendations for disease, insect, and weed pest management for cranberry crops. Controlling a pest – be it a weed, an insect, or a disease – is only part of total pest management program. Pest control is a corrective measure; you use pesticides or some other control...
Patricia McManus
Jed Colquhoun
R. Chris Williamson
Glenn Nice
University of Wisconsin-Extension

Control Biológico de Colletotrichum gloeosporioides [(Penz.) Penz. y Sacc.] en Papaya Maradol Roja (Carica papaya L.) y Fisiología Postcosecha de Frutos Infectados

Para tratar de controlar biológicamente la antracnosis (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides) mediante bacterias antagonistas y extractos de plantas con propiedades fungitóxicas, y evaluar los efectos de esta enfermedad sobre algunas características físicas, químicas y...
Patricia Elizabeth Baños
Emma Zavaleta
Ma. Teresa Colinas
Isaac Luna
Juan Gabriel Gutiérrez
Revista Mexicana de Fitopatología

"Elephant's Foot," a Basal Stem Disorder in Greenhouse-Grown Bell Peppers

Under certain conditions, vegetable greenhouse crops can develop physiological disorders that predispose plants to diseases that decrease plant growth, fruit yield, and fruit quality. One plant disorder in bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) is the “Elephant's Foot,” which is...
Elio Jovicich
Daniel J. Cantliffe
University of Florida, IFAS

Manual de papa para La Araucania: Manejo de cultivo, enfermedades y almacenaje

    El presente boletín recopila en parte los contenidos entregados en el curso de capacitación para los equipos técnicos del Convenio Tranapuente, el curso de formación de monitores y de los talleres de capacitación en producción de papa a los...
Patricio Mendez L.
Juan Inostroza F.
INIA Chile

Midwest Small Fruit Pest Management Handbook: Strawberries

Strawberries are attacked by a variety of pests. Many cultural practices can help in managing these pests. The single most important factor in controlling pathogens is the maintenance of vigorously growing plants. Weeds compete with strawberries for essential water and nutrients. Weeds also...
University of Arkansas
Iowa State University
Kansas State University
The Ohio State University
Purdue University
University of Illinois
University of Kentucky
University of Missouri
University of Nebraska
University of Wisconsin
The Ohio State University

Damping Off (Pythium spp., Phytophthora spp., Fusarium spp., Rhizoctonia solani, and other fungi)

Affected plants usually occur in patches in nursery beds or in low parts of sloped fields. In level fields, affected plants are generally found in scattered areas. Damping off may occur before and/or after emergence. In pre-emergence damping off, the seeds fail to emerge after sowing. They become...
Ray Cerkauskas
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center

Período de Agobio Hídrico, Intensidad de Poda y Uso de Agroquímicos en un Programa de Manejo Integrado de Escoba de Bruja del Mango (Mangifera indica L.)

Se evaluaron tres factores para el manejo integradode la escoba de bruja en mango: a) agobio hídrico de 45 (AH45) y 30 (AH30) días en prefloración, b) poda continua (PC) cada dos meses y poda (PF) al final de la cosecha, y c) los agroquímicos ethephon (E), sulfato trib...
Adrián Vega
Daniel Téliz
Gustavo Mora
Prometeo Sánchez
Gabriel Otero
Revista Mexicana de Fitopatología