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Managing Diseases of Herbaceous Ornamentals (PPFS-OR-H-01) Herbaceous landscape ornamentals can succumb to various adverse factors, including infectious and non-infectious diseases.  Managing Diseases of Herbaceous Ornamentals provides suggestions for symptom recognition and management approaches to common problems of these crops in

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A Profile of Commercial Apple Production in Kentucky 2017 Apple production in Kentucky is small, from less than 1 acre to just over 40 acres, yet profitable. Cash value of Kentucky apple production is valued at $24.4 million to $40.6

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Powdery Mildew (PPFS-GEN-02) Powdery mildew can affect numerous commercial and residential plants, including fruits, vegetables, ornamentals, and agronomic crops. Powdery mildew may adversely affect flowering, fruit development, plant vigor, and yields, although this disease rarely kills plants outright. Plants that

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Pythium Damping-off & Root Rot in Tobacco Float Systems (PPFS-AG-T-01) Pythium diseases are perennial problems in tobacco float beds and can cause severe losses or delays in transplanting. Every tobacco transplant grower should take steps to manage these diseases, since

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Stewart’s Wilt of Corn (PPFS-AG-C-04) Historically, Stewart’s wilt of corn has resulted in losses for corn producers; however, this disease now only occurs occasionally in Kentucky.  Nevertheless, when it does occur, it can limit yield directly through stand reductions and

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Commercial Peach/Stone Fruit Spray Schedule Worksheet & Sample Spray Guide (PPFS-FR-T-23) Originally created in March 2016 as the Commercial Peach/Stone Fruit Spray Schedule Worksheet, this publication now includes a sample spray guide.  The worksheet was designed to assist commercial peach

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An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Strawberry in Kentucky (ID-238) 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

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