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Jason Cavatorta, George Moriarty, Michael Glos, Mark Henning, Mary Kreitinger, Michael Mazourek, Henry Munger, and Molly Jahn

The ‘Marketmore’ series has long been a standard for disease resistance in cucumber. ‘Boothby's Blonde’ is a cucumber heirloom praised by growers for its distinctive appearance, earliness, and eating qualities but is highly susceptible to fungal

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Chunxian Chen and William R. Okie

:// ), primarily to manage pests and fungal diseases on fruit or control weeds. No bactericides were used on any test trees or at any locations, to maximize bacterial spot expression. Trees appeared to be highly resistant to bacterial spot disease

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Stephen J. Stringer, Donna A. Marshall, and Dennis J. Gray

. However, ‘Fry’ is susceptible to many fungal diseases, is low in vigor, and susceptible to cold injury. ‘Southland’ is self-fertile (perfect hermaphroditic) and produces medium-sized dark purple fruit. Because of its high sugar content, excellent flavor

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Gina E. Fernandez, James R. Ballington, and Susan J. Bryson

. Under a minimal spray program of dormant fungicides, ‘Nantahala’ has shown no significant infection from fungal diseases such as late leaf rust [ Pucciniastrum americanum (Farl.) Arth] or leaf spot ( Spaerulina rub i Demarre & Wilcox), which are present

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Laban K. Rutto, Zelalem Mersha, and Mizuho Nita

Inc. (Fredonia, NY). Cultivar selection was based on fungal disease resistance and potential wine quality. Spray programs. Two organic spray programs (organic A and B) using pesticides certified by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI), and a

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Vincent V. Michel, Nicole Debrunner, and Xavier Simonnet

) ( Debrunner et al., 2000 ), an important fungal disease of st. john’s wort ( Crompton et al., 1988 ). Reports on the occurrence of the disease in several European countries ( Bomme, 1997 ; Debrunner et al., 2000 ; Schwarczinger and Vajna, 1998 ) can be

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Ed Stover, Youjian Lin, Xiaoe Yang, and Tripti Vashisth

variable fruit maturity and increases severity of floral fungal diseases. PFD is a serious floral fungal disease caused by C. acutatum . This pathogen is stimulated to grow and produce spores by flower exudates; therefore, off-season or prolonged bloom

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Brett Suhayda, Carolyn J. DeMoranville, Hilary A. Sandler, Wesley R. Autio, and Justine E. Vanden Heuvel

). Excessive vegetative growth in cranberry can be detrimental to yield ( Davenport and Vorsa, 1999 ) as a result of shading or fungal disease. Shading has been shown to have a significant negative impact on cranberry fruit set ( Roper et al., 1995 ), and

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Gregory M. Peck, Candace N. DeLong, Leon D. Combs, and Keith S. Yoder

crops, but its mode of action as a bloom thinner is unknown. Among the many fungal diseases that require grower intervention in the mid-Atlantic, cedar apple rust ( G. juniperi - virginiana ) and quince rust ( G. clavipes ) are formidable barriers to

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Teresita D. Amore, Peter J. Toves, Joanne L. Imamura, Janice Y. Uchida, and Chris Kadooka

vog. Anthracnose or spadix rot, a fungal disease caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides ( Aragaki et al., 1968 ) was observed occasionally, mainly during the winter months. Bacterial blight is a major disease of anthurium caused by Xanthomonas