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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (27 Apr 16)

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 report of Zucchini yellow mosaic virus on… 343 more words

Agriculture

Common Plant Diseases

Botrytis blight

  • Common to tulips, it’s caused by a fungus.
    • Light to dark colored spots appear on part or all leaves and flowers.
    • In cool, moist weather a fuzzy brown or grayish mold forms; leaves and stems distort, and often rot off at the base.
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (13 Apr 16)

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 molecular evidence of… 416 more words

Agriculture

Update: New Pest & Disease Records (23 Mar 16)

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 a new bamboo-feeding leafhopper genus from China, with description of one new species, the first report of  387 more words

Agriculture

Cercospora Leaf Spot on Ligustrum

If any of you have Ligustrum (aka Privet), plants in your landscape, there’s a good chance they may have Cercospora Leaf Spot on their foliage. 185 more words

Plant Diseases

How Gummy Stem Blight affects Christophene production in Trinidad

Contributed by Aldo Hanel and Naitram Ramnanan, CABI.


The Northern Range region in Trinidad and Tobago is not only home to the most pristine and untouched areas of the country but it also provides the best agroecological environment for… 386 more words

Agriculture

How To Prevent Damping Off in Seedlings (now that garden season is in the air!)

Nothing is quite as frustrating for home gardeners as the joy of seeing newly planted seeds begin to sprout and flourish one day and then discovering them collapsed and wilted the following day.   479 more words

Gardening