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Mistletoe

During my recent travels in Central Florida, I’ve noticed an over abundance of mistletoe growing in our trees, yet little if anything has or is being done to eradicate this pest.  547 more words

Plant Pests

Harford County Tree and Shrub Care

 Harford County Tree and Shrub Care 

Your ornamental trees and shrubs represent a growing investment that’s worth protecting. Our structured landscape plans include scheduled inspections and treatment to help to ensure that all of your shrubs and trees stay healthy and in peak growing condition. 63 more words

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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (15 May 15)

We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include Lonchaeidae associated with the genus… 371 more words

Agriculture

Recognizing sweet potato black rot and scurf

In North Carolina Plant Pathology

By Lina Quesada-Ocampo

Black rot of sweetpotato is caused by the seed and soil borne fungus Ceratocystis fimbriata.  Root symptoms include large circular, brownish to black, dry rots. 435 more words

News

Update: New Pest & Disease Records (29 Apr 15)

We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include new records of insect pests associated with cashew in Guinea-Bissau, the first report of… 366 more words

Agriculture

Update: New Pest & Disease Records (15 Apr 15)

We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include the first reports of… 386 more words

Agriculture

Tiny Invaders

This is an article from the i of 8 February:

“A network of “plant sentinels” is being set up to detect hundreds of new pests and dieseases that experts fear could invade Britain in cargoes and as the climate changes. 477 more words

Nature