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Tomato Late Blight

Phytophthora infestans is the oomycete responsible for both Tomato Late Blight and Potato Late Blight and was the cause of the …

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Potato Late Blight

Both potatoes and tomatoes can quickly be defoliated by Phytophthora infestans, an oomycete active in wet cool conditions. In North …

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Cucurbit Downy Mildew

A foliar, fungal like disease of cucumbers, cantaloupe, melons, squash and pumpkins, Pseudoperonospora cubensis generally arrives in North Carolina in May …

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Plant Disease Factsheets

NC State Plant Disease and Insect Clinic Plant Disease Fact Sheets NCSU Vegetable Pathology Lab Disease Fact Sheets Disease management recommendations for …

Yellow Poplar Weevils

Originally posted on ecoIPM.org I was in Northwestern Pennsylvania last week and found tulip poplar trees with leaves that had …

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