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Les D. Padley Jr, Eileen A. Kabelka, and Pamela D. Roberts

The oomycetous pathogen, Phytophthora capsici Leonian, is capable of causing several disease syndromes in cucurbits, including crown rot, foliar blight, and fruit rot ( Roberts et al., 2001 ; Zitter et al., 1996 ). Crown rot appears at the soil

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W. Carroll Johnson III, David B. Langston Jr., Daniel D. MacLean, F. Hunt Sanders Jr., Reid L. Torrance, and Jerry W. Davis

season-long weed control. However, sequential cultivations at regular intervals may provide the foundation for a successful integrated system of weed control in transplanted onion. To date, there has been no research on weed management in organic Vidalia

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George E. Boyhan, Julia W. Gaskin, Elizabeth L. Little, Esendugue G. Fonsah, and Suzanne P. Stone

.E. Sonon L. 2008 Soil test handbook for Georgia. Univ. Georgia Spec. Bul. 62 Koike, S.T. Gaskell, M. Fouche, C. Smith, R. Mitchell, J. 2000 Plant disease management for organic crops. Univ. California Agr. Natural Resources Publ. 7252 Martini, E.A. Buyer, J

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David Granatstein and Kent Mullinix

relative absence of pests and diseases in the commercial production zone (semiarid, irrigated, winter precipitation). Production began to expand rapidly in the mid 1990s with the introduction of pheromone mating disruption for control of codling moth

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Emily E. Braun, Sarah Taylor Lovell, Mohammad Babadoost, Frank Forcella, Sharon Clay, Daniel Humburg, and Sam E. Wortman

Organic farmers need a diverse toolbox of weed management tactics. Tillage is currently the most common method of weed management in organic systems ( Baker and Mohler, 2015 ), but wet soil conditions, crop growth stage, and overuse can limit its

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David H. Byrne, Patricia Klein, Muqing Yan, Ellen Young, Jeekin Lau, Kevin Ong, Madalyn Shires, Jennifer Olson, Mark Windham, Tom Evans, and Danielle Novick

killing them. By contrast, RRV is currently killing large numbers of garden roses and threatening the future of the garden rose industry ( Byrne et al., 2015 ; Windham et al., 2014 , 2016 ). The disease complex has three important biological components

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David H Suchoff, Frank J. Louws, and Christopher C. Gunter

fumigation with traditional fumigants, such as chloropicrin and the now banned methyl bromide, have proven ineffective in the management of this pathogen ( Chellemi et al., 1997 ; Driver and Louws, 2002 ; Enfinger et al., 1979 ). Grafting of susceptible

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E. Barclay Poling

from North American farms producing strawberry plants. For a workshop that had the primary goal of identifying management strategies to help nursery growers minimize the potential of selling disease-infected transplants to fruit growers, I believe we

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Olya Rysin and Frank J. Louws

systems, or both ( Barrett et al., 2012 ; King et al., 2010 ; Rivard and Louws, 2008 ). One of the challenges associated with tomato grafting is that rootstock selection for disease management, and therefore associated production and economic benefits of

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Suzanne O’Connell, Cary Rivard, Mary M. Peet, Chris Harlow, and Frank Louws

risk reduction (e.g., weather and foliar diseases), and intensive production capabilities on limited land area ( Blomgren and Frisch, 2007 ; Lamont, 2009 ). High-value horticultural crops such as tomato are a common choice for cultivation under high