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New Publications on Grain Crop Diseases Available through Crop Protection Network and University of Kentucky. Over 25 new publications on grain crop diseases are now available through the multi-state research and Extension group, the Crop Protection Network (CPN). The CPN

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Volutella Blight of Boxwood PPFS-OR-W-26 Volutella blight (also called Pseudonectria canker) is the most common disease of boxwood in Kentucky landscapes and nurseries.   This disease is caused by an opportunistic fungal pathogen that attacks leaves and stems of damaged or

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Flowering Dogwood Diseases (PPFS-OR-W-06) The flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) is one of the most popular ornamental trees in Kentucky landscapes. Unfortunately, some common diseases can threaten the health of dogwood in both residential and commercial settings. This publication covers spot

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Dothistroma Needle Blight of Pine (PPFS-OR-W-25) Dothistroma needle blight afflicts some of the pine species commonly planted in Kentucky landscapes, particularly Austrian and Mugo pines. This disease results in brown needles, which may or may not drop from branches, and

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Relative Effectiveness of Various Chemicals for Disease Control of Ornamental Plantings (PPFS-GEN-13) The Southern Nursery Integrated Pest Management (SNIPM) working group is comprised of Extension professionals from several southern states, including Kentucky.  The SNIPM group collaborates on multi-state nursery crop

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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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