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Katherine Bennett, Mary Vargo, Guido Schnabel, and James E. Faust

exhibit symptoms of Botrytis blight on flowers consisting of tan, necrotic spots that may coalesce and lead to tissue collapse. This phenomenon is termed petunia flower meltdown, and preventive fungicide applications are the primary management technique

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Kiersten A. Wise, Robert A. Henson, and Carl A. Bradley

Ascochyta blight, caused by Ascochyta rabiei (teleomorph Didymella rabiei ), is the most destructive foliar fungal disease of chickpea in the world ( Gan et al., 2006 ; Nene and Reddy, 1987 ). Although chickpea cultivars with moderate levels of

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Dinesh Phuyal, Thiago Assis Rodrigues Nogueira, Arun D. Jani, Davie M. Kadyampakeni, Kelly T. Morgan, and Rhuanito Soranz Ferrarezi

deficiency. Conversely, nutrient management can improve physiological function in HLB-affected citrus. Li et al. (2014) showed that a higher application rate of zinc (Zn) can increase photosynthetic rates and g S of HLB-affected grapefruit seedlings under

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Lisa W. DeVetter, David Granatstein, Elizabeth Kirby, and Michael Brady

irrigation water, which can also be alkaline, with sulfuric or citric acids to maintain a low soil pH conducive for blueberry production. Organic crop management in Washington One of the primary features distinguishing organic blueberry production is the

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Lloyd L. Nackley, Elias Fernandes de Sousa, Bruno J.L. Pitton, Jared Sisneroz, and Lorence R. Oki

field conditions Scientia Hort. 110 254 259 Dumroese, R.K. James, R.L. 2005 Root diseases in bareroot and container nurseries of the Pacific Northwest: Epidemiology, management, and effects on outplanting performance New For. 30 185 202 Ferraz, T

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Arnold W. Schumann

-specific management (SSM) is a crop management strategy of PA that addresses within-field variability by optimizing inputs such as pesticides and fertilizers on a point-by-point or small area basis. Thus, nutrients are applied only as needed within a field, rather

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Jacqueline Joshua and Margaret T. Mmbaga

Fungal pathogens impose major constraints on agricultural production globally ( Collinge et al., 2010 ). Disease management strategies have relied heavily on conventional chemical fungicides. Persistent challenges associated with the use of

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Whitney J. Garton, Mark Mazzola, Nairanjana Dasgupta, Travis R. Alexander, and Carol A. Miles

disease incidence or severity in the year following treatment application. Thus, CAU can be eliminated from an anthracnose canker management plan. For all treatments in this study, 15 months after treatment application, brown streaking was observed in the

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Analena B. Bruce, Elizabeth T. Maynard, and James R. Farmer

, and off-farm employment, the difficulty of managing this complexity was heightened. To our knowledge, the management complexity described here has not been identified by previous high tunnel research. Managing soil fertility and diseases in an

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Edward A. Evans and Fredy H. Ballen

, although there are a few promising results. An area-wide management program centered on sanitation (early detection and removal of symptomatic trees), which was put into effect in 2012, has had only limited success in slowing the spread of the disease in