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Blackberry Rosette (Double Blossom)(PPFS-FR-S-03)

Blackberries are a favored fruit grown for both home and commercial production in Kentucky. A significant challenge, however, is the presence of several fungal diseases that require careful cultivar selection and management during the growing season. Blackberry rosette, also known

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Cane Diseases of Brambles (PPFS-FR-S-17) Several cane diseases commonly lead to the formation of cankers in Kentucky bramble plantings.  If left unchecked, these fungal diseases significantly reduce overall yields and limit the longevity of bramble plantings. This publication discusses the

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2017 Southeastern U.S. Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and Landscape Plantings A cooperative effort of Southern Nursery IPM Working Group members, including UK collaborators, this publication provides up-to-date information about pest management products used for nursery, greenhouse, and landscape

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Commercial Strawberry Fungicide Spray Schedule Worksheet & Sample Spray Guide (PPFS-FR-S-26) A new worksheet with a sample spray guide has been created for commercial strawberry growers. This easy-to-use two-page publication is designed to assist growers in planning an appropriate fungicide

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Holcus Leaf Spot (PPFS-AG-C-06) Holcus leaf spot, a bacterial disease, can be seen sporadically in Kentucky cornfields.  It can be challenging to diagnose because damage from certain contact herbicides, such as paraquat, can mimic holcus spot.  This new publication describes

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Diplodia Ear Rot (PPFS-AG-C-05) Diplodia ear rot of corn can reduce yield and grain quality by damaging kernels, lowering grain test weight, and reducing grain fill. Incidence of affected ears in the field can vary from 1 to 2 percent

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Fungicide Efficacy for Control of Grain Crop Diseases The following new publications are now available, providing growers with fungicide efficacy information pertinent to grain crop diseases.  These ratings were compiled by the North Central Regional Committee on Management of Small

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