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This publication provides a disease management schedule for Indiana commercial apple growers.

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This guide provides pest management recommendations for commercial tree fruit, small fruit, and grape producers in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, West  More...

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This guide provides pest management recommendations for commercial tree fruit, small fruit, and grape producers in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, West  More...

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This guide provides pest management recommendations for commercial tree fruit, small fruit, and grape producers in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, West  More...
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This annual guide is a summary of currently suggested vegetable varieties, seeding rates, fertilizer rates, weed control, insect control, and disease control measures for commercial growers.   

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This is a joint publication of Purdue Extension and Southern Illinois University. This is the 13th edition of the biennial publication, which was previously published by Southern Illinois. This edition contains 780 en  More...

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This is a joint publication of Purdue Extension and Southern Illinois University. This is the 13th edition of the biennial publication, which was previously published by Southern Illinois. This edition contains 780 en  More...

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Most commercial fruit and vegetable growers rely on pollinators to successfully produce their crops. But pollinators face many threats. This publication explains what these commercial fruit and vegetable growers can d  More...

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While agricultural pesticide applicators may not be able to control factors like habitat loss, they can take practical steps to help protect the pollinators so many in the agricultural industry rely upon. This publica  More...

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While agricultural pesticide applicators may not be able to control factors like habitat loss, they can take practical steps to help protect the pollinators so many in the agricultural industry rely upon. This publica  More...

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To protect the appearance of apples, growers apply fungicides to prevent disease. Increasingly, fruit growers are interested in using adjuvants to improve disease management, similar to how adjuvants have improved weed m  More...
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Tomato is, by far, the most common vegetable crop grown in greenhouses in Indiana and Kentucky. This publication examines common tomato diseases of the greenhouse and provides management recommendations.

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This publication is a picture dictionary of common plant problems. It is designed to help plant growers learn the terms that plant specialists and reference books use to describe a plant disease or injury. By knowing the  More...
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Prior to the advent of modern, synthetic insecticides, European red mites (ERM) were not considered a significant pest of tree fruits. ERM are what entomologists call a "secondary pest", which means that they generally o  More...
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The requirements for organic certification are time-consuming and expensive. And if a neighbor applies a pesticide that drifts onto an organic field, the economic losses can be high. This publication describes the conseq  More...
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Pesticide drift can severely damage non-target crops. This Driftwatch publication addresses drift in grapes. It examines products of special concern, injury symptoms and potential impact, and alternatives and ways to avo  More...
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Cowpea grain stored after harvest is the favorite food of insects called bruchids. Adult cowpea bruchids are often known as cowpea weevils. Infestation of cowpea grain starts in the field at a low level.

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This set of digital flash cards, created in a PDF format designed for smart phones and tablets, helps entomology students recognize and identify the most common insects. It contains 150 insect photographs together with t  More...

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This handy publication presents a timeline for managing common diseases of pepper in Indiana.

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This handy publication presents a timeline for managing common diseases of cantaloupe and watermelon in Indiana.

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This handy publication presents a timeline for managing common diseases of pumpkin in Indiana.

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This handy publication (presents a timeline for managing common diseases of tomato in indiana.

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This publication shares the perspective of some Purdue University scientists on the subject of managing weeds in crops, explains why 2,4-D and dicamba-tolerant crops were developed, and discusses some of the concerns sur  More...
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The requirements for organic certification are time-consuming and expensive. And if a neighbor applies a pesticide that drifts onto an organic field, the economic losses can be high. This publication describes the conseq  More...
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MELCAST es un programa de asesoramiento que usa un pulverizador y está basado en las condiciones climáticas para controlar las enfermedades foliares del melón (muskmelon) y la sandía (watermelon). Los  More...
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MELCAST (MELon foreCASTer) is a weather-based spray advisory program for controlling foliar diseases of muskmelon and watermelon. Growers who use MELCAST can save money on fungicide applications and get better disease co  More...
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Unfortunately, there are many infectious diseases and noninfectious disorders that can reduce the yield and quality of tomatoes from the home garden. This publication briefly describes some common tomato diseases and dis  More...
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Proper fungicide use is essential for controlling potentially devastating diseases in almost all commercial crops. This publication provides with basic information about fungicide resistance and what to do to minimize fu  More...
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Pesticide drift can severely damage non-target crops. This Driftwatch publication addresses drift in grapes. It examines products of special concern, injury symptoms and potential impact, and alternatives and ways to avo  More...
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The author uses this blog in conjunction with a class as a forum for exploring all subjects touching upon insects and arthropods. Comments are encouraged, but moderated, to encourage a thoughtful community. The author, J  More...
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These posters show the importance of pesticides for apple pest management and Purdue Extension's role in promoting responsible use. Target audience: Retailers and growers.

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Anthracnose of cucumber, muskmelon, and watermelon can result in yield loss or lower quality fruit. Direct infection of the fruit also can result in loss of marketability. This publication describes the disease cycle and  More...
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Gummy stem blight (also called black rot) is one of the most serious foliar diseases of muskmelon and watermelon in Indiana. This publication describes the cycle and symptoms of gummy stem blight and offers management r  More...
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Mature watermelon vine decline (originally known as sudden wilt) can be a limiting factor in many watermelon fields. This publication describes the characteristics of mature watermelon vine decline (MWVD), the features t  More...
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In the event of crop losses from extreme spring weather, growers still need to manage their trees for diseases. If trees are not managed, populations of disease inoculum can build up and threaten the crop the following s  More...
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This is a fact sheet that provides information about the beetles that feed on dried fruit and rotten grain/grain products. The sheet includes information on the biology, behavior and food preferences of these beetles.  More...
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Muskmelons, watermelons, cucumber, squash, gourds, and pumpkins are cucurbits commonly grown in Indiana. These crops are attacked by a variety of insects and related pests, including aphids, cucumber beetles, seedcorn ma  More...
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Shows pictures of different insects that attack vegetables. Tells what plants they attack and what damage they do. Includes comments on some controls.  More...
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Gives description, life cycle, plants affected, and chemical control measures against the flea beetle.  More...
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This publication describes the insect and the type of damage they do. It also discusses control measures including a list of insecticides.  More...
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Squash beetle, which is native to Central and Eastern North America, belongs to the family of lady beetles (Coccinellidae). Most insects in this family are beneficial, often eating large numbers of pest insects such as a  More...
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Striped and spotted cucumber beetles are the most important insect pests on muskmelon in Indiana. The cucumber beetles are capable of transmitting bacterial wilt in cucurbits. When the symptoms of bacterial wilt appear o  More...
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The use of natural enemies to suppress or prevent insect pest outbreaks is termed biological control. This resource covers natural enemies used in controlling insect pests, and proper identification and understanding of  More...
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Insects feeding on home-grown vegetables are a fact of life for most gardeners. Gardeners' two choices are to tolerate the damage or attempt to prevent it. This publication lists insects and corresponding pesticides comm  More...
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Topics discussed in this publication are: description and life cycle of the striped cucumber beetle, transmission of bacterial wilt, monitoring beetle populations, and control insecticides.  More...
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Talks about insects that attack cole crops, the damage they do, and control measures.  More...
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Late blight of tomato and potato has an infamous history: it is the documented cause of the Irish potato famines of the mid-1800s. In 2009, the diseases moved from the pages of history books to tomato plants in your back  More...
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Brown rot is a common stone fruit disease that can cause blossom and twig blight, cankers, and fruit rot. This publication describes the symptoms of brown rot and provides management options.  More...
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This publication examines the factors contributing to the development of new strains of the apple scab fungus capable of infecting disease-resistant cultivars and offers recommendations for effectively managing these tre  More...
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This publication shows readers how to plan, plant, and care for leafy vegetables in the home garden. Most greens can be grown in relatively short, cool growing seasons, making them available for fresh harvest earlier tha  More...
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Fungicides are important tools for managing pome fruit diseases. There are many different fungicides and numerous methods of classifying them. This publication examines how fungicides are classified and recommends manage  More...
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Gives pictures and general information about vegetable insects.  More...
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In Indiana, pumpkins are the most likely crop to suffer yield damage from downy mildew. This publication explains the downy mildew disease cycle and provides management options for commercial pumpkin growers.  More...
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Fusarium wilt is one of the most serious watermelon diseases in Indiana. This publication describes the cycle and symptoms of Fusarium wilt and offers management recommendations.  More...
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This publication examines cedar rust diseases and management practices for fruit that is meant for consumption. These rust diseases stand out due to their conspicuous nature, and the fact the fungi that cause them compl  More...
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Fire blight attacks more than 70 members of the Rose (Rosaceae) family, and is a devastating disease of apples and pears. This publication describes fire blight and how to manage it.  More...
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Apple cultivars vary widely in their response to different diseases. This publication rates the resistance of 88 common apple varieties and four edible crabapple varieties to apple scab, fire blight, juniper rusts, and p  More...
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Blossom end rot is a physiological disorder that occurs wherever tomatoes (and peppers) are grown. The symptoms, factors affecting blossom end rot and control methods are covered in this publication.  More...
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Bacterial canker is an infectious disease of fresh-market and processing tomatoes that usually results in reduced yields and premature fruit drop. The symptoms, disease cycle, and control methods of bacterial canker are  More...
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This bulletin addresses the major disease problems of crucifers in the Midwest and is intended to be used as an aid in their identification and management. The bulletin includes information about black rot, black leg, do  More...
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This publication provides information about various onion diseases such as purple blotch, downy mildew, neck rot, onion smut and more. It includes information about the diseases' symptoms, life cycle and control methods.  More...
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Common scab occurs in most areas where potatoes are grown. It is a major production problem that affects tuber grade quality and has only a small effect on total yield. This publication provides information about symptom  More...
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This publication discusses soil preparation, types of sweet corn, cross pollination and isolation requirements, disease, insects, harvesting, and fall cleanup. Photographic illustrations are provided showing what inade  More...
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This publication discusses cultivars, soil preparation, planting, training, summer care, harvesting, and problems concerning tomatoes. Illustrations showing a properly caged and staked tomato plant are included.  More...
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This publication discusses the warm season crops. Subjects covered include the site, fertilization, saving seeds, planting, more information on the seeds, transplanting, watering, weed control, insects and diseases, cro  More...
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This publication is targeted towards individuals who operate or consult with large scale commercial muskmelon or watermelon farms in areas where Alternaria leaf blight, anthracnose, and gummy stem blight are common manag  More...
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Discusses types of gourds, their culture, proper soil, fertilizing and planting, pest control, harvesting, preservation, and decorating.  More...
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Discusses proper climate, soil preparation, fertilizing, cultivars, planting and spacing, cultivation, harvesting, bolting, disease and insect control, rejuvenation, and forcing for winter use.  More...
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This publication discusses the major and minor diseases for pumpkins in Indiana and provides suggestions for their control.  More...

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This handbook contains information on pests, production practices, and pest management practices that should be useful over several years. Your state's spray guide, which lists pesticides for specific crops and problem  More...

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Provides photos and brief descriptions of various insect pests of fruit crops.

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