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Friday Fellow: Downy Mildew

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Last week I introduced a serious plant pathogen, the gray mold, that attacks many crops and has a special role as either a bad or a good guy in wine grapes. 327 more words

Friday Fellow

National Trust backs Forestry Commission's Keep It Clean campaign

The Forestry Commission has called on visitors to woods and forests to help stop the spread of plant diseases.

The quango, which manages 900,000 hectares of woods and forests in England, has launched a new campaign, Keep It Clean. 140 more words

Cornell: iPad app lets plant specialists assess disease severity

From Cornell: iPad app lets plant specialists assess disease severity. “Estimate relies on Standard Area Diagrams (SADs), a series of photographs of diseased leaves, with each photo containing a leaf incrementally more diseased than the previous one. 42 more words

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Annuals for Spring Planting

Now that warmer weather has arrived, it will soon be time to purchase new annuals for adding color to your landscape.  Before buying any new plants, make certain that they are the proper varieties for spring planting.   303 more words

Plant Pests

Impact of silicon in managing important rice diseases: blast, sheath blight, brown spot and grain discoloration - IJAAR

Nur Akmal Rebitanim, Nur Zalikha Rebitanim, Nur Shuhada Tajudin

Laboratory of Plantation Crops, Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia… 197 more words


Oak Trees Beware: Foamy Bark Canker

There’s a new oak-killer in town: Foamy Bark Canker and its accomplice, the Western Oak Bark Beetle. Together, they’re wiping out trees along the coast, and the scourge has moved into the foothills, attacking interior live oaks. 33 more words

The Problem with 'Yes' Landscapes

This is a guest post by Jeremiah Sandler. Follow Jeremiah on Instagram @j4.sandler


I don’t work for a landscape company, nor have I ever worked for one. 1,563 more words

Horticulture And Agriculture