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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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Blackleg of Tobacco (PPFS-AG-T-04) Blackleg of tobacco, also referred to as bacterial soft rot, is one of the most serious problems likely to be encountered in the transplant production system.  Blackleg has the potential to destroy large numbers of plants

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What’s Wrong with My Taxus (ID-52) Taxus (yew) is an evergreen shrub commonly found in Kentucky landscapes. Numerous conditions can cause these shrubs to exhibit yellowing and browning symptoms. Taxus troubles can be the result of diseases, insects, or adverse

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