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Ute Albrecht, David G. Hall and Kim D. Bowman

, 2005 ), or in Aug. 2007 when HLB was endemic at that location. Although disease incidence in both sets of trees was 100% within 3 to 3½ years after planting, trees planted in 2007 reached 50% incidence by 13 months after planting compared with more than

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Timothy W. Coolong and William M. Randle

2005 and 2006. No treatment interactions were observed. Disease status. One of our primary objectives in this study was to determine if CaCl 2 affected disease incidence during storage. Onion neck rot caused by Botrytis spp. was the

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Theekshana C. Jayalath, George E. Boyhan, Elizabeth L. Little, Robert I. Tate and Suzanne O’Connell

precipitation events ( EPA, 2016 ; Kunkel et al., 2013 ). Precipitation and related periods of high RH may increase the incidence of fungal diseases, soilborne diseases or both, whereas strong winds can tear and abrade lettuce leaves. Precipitation events

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Harwinder Singh Sidhu, Juan Carlos Díaz-Pérez and Daniel MacLean

with ambient air-stored apples when evaluated after keeping at 20 °C for a few weeks following cold storage ( Børve and Stensvand, 2016 ). Fungal damage affects fruit quality directly because rind smoothness is affected by the incidence of disease

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Kalpana K.C. Adhikari, Mary Ruth McDonald and Bruce D. Gossen

the daily cost of using growth cabinets and containment facilities. Table 1. Clubroot incidence (CI, %) and severity [disease severity index (DSI)] on lines of Brassica spp. grown in soil infested with Plasmodiophora brassicae at the Holland Marsh

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Maria I. Villarroel-Zeballos, Chunda Feng, Angela Iglesias, Lindsey J. du Toit and James C. Correll

et al., 2005 ). Verticillium wilt is particularly difficult to manage because microsclerotia of the pathogen can survive in the soil for long periods of time, and even a few microsclerotia per gram of soil can result in significant disease incidence

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Nicola Grossi, Marco Fontanelli, Elisa Garramone, Andrea Peruzzi, Michele Raffaelli, Michel Pirchio, Luisa Martelloni, Christian Frasconi, Lisa Caturegli, Monica Gaetani, Simone Magni, J. Scott McElroy and Marco Volterrani

turf quality values (>6.2) compared with control [5.2 (no N fertilization)] ( Table 1 ). Mowing quality was also improved by N fertilization, although mowing quality of control was acceptable. Weed cover percentage and disease incidence were unaffected

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Gregory A. Lang

, to determine the impact of the tunnels on the incidence of potential insect pests and diseases. As noted above, the tunnel trees were covered at bud swell. Although the original plan was to remove the plastic after harvest, by late July, we noticed

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Leonor F.S. Leandro, Lisa M. Ferguson, Frank J. Louws and Gina E. Fernandez

untreated soil ( Grabowski, 2001 ; Louws et al., 2000 ), suggesting that compost could be a viable disease-management alternative to soil fumigation. We also characterized the spectrum of fungi associated with roots of strawberry transplants and identified

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Nagehan D. Köycü, John E. Stenger and Harlene M. Hatterman-Valenti

production systems because it works relatively well under low inoculum conditions early in the season and will help to reduce applications of more effective but more resistance-prone material later in the season during peak disease infection ( Savocchia et al