Scouting and monitoring crops to determine potential problems before they result in serious economic loss is key to the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach. This IPM guide was designed to aid in the identification of common problems encountered on vegetable crops grown in high tunnels and greenhouses in Kentucky. Diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic disorders are discussed. Descriptions are accompanied by one or more color images, as well as brief management comments.
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of High Tunnel and Greenhouse Vegetable Crops in Kentucky (ID-235) is available online.
For additional IPM scouting guides and other publications on crop diseases, visit the UK Plant Pathology Extension Publications webpage.
By Cheryl Kaiser, Extension Plant Pathology Support and Emily Pfeufer, Extension Plant Pathologist