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Herbicide Injury - Gramoxone (Paraquat)

Gramoxone herbicide injury is described.

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Herbicide Injury - Flumioxazin (Chateau)

Flumioxazin herbicide injury is described.

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Gray Leaf Spot of Tomato

This publication describes gray leaf spot of tomato. Disease management options are provided for conventional …

Leaching Fraction: A Tool to Schedule Irrigation for Container-Grown Nursery Crops

Monitoring leachate can be a helpful tool to successfully schedule irrigation and avoid the inefficiencies …

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Botrytis Blight of Greenhouse Ornamentals

Botrytis blight, or gray mold, is a fungal disease that is widespread in the United …

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Fumigant Injury

Fumigation related injury of strawberries is described with fumigant management and corrective measures provided.

Strawberry flower with brown/black center.

Frost Damage

Frost injury in strawberries is described and frost prevention strategies provided.