Southeastern Ornamental Horticulture Production and Integrated Pest Management

News alerts and tips from Southeastern universities.

A Key to Important Diseases of Common Deciduous Kentucky Landscape and Forest Trees

John R. Hartman1, Jody M. Thompson2, Julie W. Beale3 and Sara J. Long3 1Plant Pathologist, University of Kentucky (retired). 2Forest Health Specialist, Kentucky Division of Forestry, jody.thompson@ky.gov 3Plant Disease Diagnosticians, University of Kentucky.     Instructions:  Select the tree that you are examining from the following choices. After selecting the…
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Suggested Plant Species for Sites with a History of Phytophthora Root Crown Rot

Authors: Tom Creswell, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University Kelly Ivors, Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University Mike Munster, Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University  ——————– Phytophthora is one genus within the group of “fungus-like” organisms known as oomycetes. Phytophthora species are capable of…
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Boxwood Blight: A New Disease of Boxwoods Recently Found in the Southeastern U.S.

  Norm Dart1, Virginia State Plant Pathologist  Mary Ann Hansen1 and Elizabeth Bush1, Extension Plant Pathologists  Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services1, Virginia Tech2  Boxwood blight (also called “box blight” in Europe), caused by the fungal pathogen Cylindrocladium buxicola, was reported for the first time in the U.S. at…
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FREE Irrigation Webinars by The Water Education Alliance

The Water Education Alliance for Horticulture is working with University of Florida Cooperative Extension, OFA, FNGLA, and the German grower association Zentralverband Gartenbau and several experts at universities and companies on topics to help growers conserve, recirculate, and treat irrigation water.   Announcements in your e-magazines or grower association newsletters…
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