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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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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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