Southeastern Ornamental Horticulture Production and Integrated Pest Management

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April showers bring May… Disease?

An Introduction to Water Molds Nicole Ward, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. Spring rains can create growing conditions that are devastating to most landscape plants.  For example, excess water is responsible for a disorder called “wet feet,” which results from the suffocation of plant roots…
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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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