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Lilac Blights

A long rainy spring, such as many of us experienced this year, creates the perfect conditions for lilac blight. There are two types of lilac blights, a fungal variety, … 643 more words

Plant Diseases

Alternaria Leaf Spot Fungus on Aster 'Purple Dome'

Regrettably, I can no longer recommend Aster (syn. Symphyotrichum) novae-angliae ‘Purple Dome’ due to its susceptibility to Alternaria leaf spot. Alternaria is a fungal leaf spot disease that can affect trees, as well as perennials. 258 more words

Plant Diseases

Update: New Pest & Disease Records (19 Aug 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 report of Beet western yellow virus on pepper in China, the first report of… 421 more words

Agriculture

Update: New Pest & Disease Records (05 Aug 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 report of frosty pod rot on cacao in Bolivia, the first report of Sclerotinia rot caused by… 375 more words

Agriculture

Pestilence and Disease

Though our weather has been wet, that alone shouldn’t create the issues we have been having on our property this summer-from rust on our elderberry to failed plants in the garden, an over abundance of weeds and on to tent worm on our black walnut tree. 630 more words

Gardening

Concho Valley Small Grain Workshop set for Aug. 19 in Lowake

The Concho Valley Small Grain Workshop conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for Aug. 19 at the Lowake Community Center in Lowake, TX. 394 more words

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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (22 Jul 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 distribution and host records for white coconut scale ( 360 more words

Agriculture