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Wenjing Guan, Xin Zhao, Richard Hassell, and Judy Thies

current literature on use of grafting technology to manage diseases and pests in vegetable production. The review provided up-to-date information on disease cycles, current disease management practices, and effects of rootstocks on controlling different

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Laura Pickett Pottorff and Karen L. Panter

tunnels. Like any sound pest and disease management system, IPM begins with prevention. The soil one plants in and the transplants one may bring into a high tunnel must be pest and disease free. Introducing pests and diseases into the high tunnel, or

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Lina M. Rodríguez-Salamanca and Mary K. Hausbeck

in maintaining productivity and profitability and an integrated disease management strategy is needed. Onion growers historically have rotated with celery or carrot which are not recognized hosts of C. coccodes and apply fungicides including

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Edward A. Evans, Fredy H. Ballen, and Jonathan H. Crane

with immediate removal and replacement of infected trees ( Morris and Muraro, 2008 ). The analysis is carried out for a 20-year time horizon. Biological impacts and management of citrus canker and citrus greening diseases Citrus canker is a serious

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Anthony LeBude, Amy Fulcher, Jean-Jacque Dubois, S. Kris Braman, Matthew Chappell, J.-H (J.C.) Chong, Jeffrey Derr, Nicole Gauthier, Frank Hale, William Klingeman, Gary Knox, Joseph Neal, and Alan Windham

developed and distributed a survey in 2009 to commercial growers of woody ornamental plants in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee ( LeBude et al., 2012 ). The goals of that survey were to assess the pest management practices

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Kevin Ong, Madalyn Shires, Holly Jarvis Whitaker, Jennifer Olson, Joseph LaForest, and David H. Byrne

Rose rosette disease was described in the early 1940s ( Conners, 1941 ; Thomas and Scott, 1953 ). Since then, much of the work that was carried out to understand this disease was focused on multiflora roses until the 1990s. In recent years, RRD

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Cristian E. Loyola, John M. Dole, and Rebecca Dunning

production issues for a species. Production issues. The two most important overall production issues were insect and disease management ( Fig. 2 ). Pest management is not only critical for production of high-quality cut flowers, but also the presence of pests

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Michelle A. Grabowski and Dean K. Malvick

infection under field conditions and suffer less canopy dieback than the susceptible control. As a result, landscape managers could use these plants as part of an integrated disease management plan to reduce damage from white mold. In addition, these results

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Julian Mendel, Christina Burns, Beatrice Kallifatidis, Edward Evans, Jonathan Crane, Kenneth G. Furton, and DeEtta Mills

trained on the scent of the laurel wilt pathogen as an early detection tool of presymptomatic trees and as an additional tool for overall disease management. The potential for successfully treating presymptomatic, R. lauricola –infected trees with

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Rachel P. Naegele

. Annual losses caused by Botrytis can range from 10% to 44% (pre- and postharvest), with most loss occurring postharvest ( Droby and Lichter, 2007 ; Reglinski et al., 2010 ). Disease management requires regular applications of fungicides to minimize