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Bacterial Canker of Tomato
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Bacterial Canker of Tomato

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 ...

Black Walnut Toxicity
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Black Walnut Toxicity

This publication discusses the source of toxicity, implications for horticulture, juglone sensitivity in plants, plants observed to be sensitive and tolerant to juglone. An illustration of a typical leaf and nut chara...

Blossom End Rot of Tomato Fruit
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Blossom End Rot of Tomato Fruit

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. ...

Cantaloupe and Watermelon Disease Management Timeline for Indiana
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Cantaloupe and Watermelon Disease Management Timeline for Indiana

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

Format: PDF

Pages: 2

Language: En...

Common Scab of Potato
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Common Scab of Potato

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...

Common Vegetable Insects
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Common Vegetable Insects

Gives pictures and general information about vegetable insects. ...

Cucurbit Insect Management
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Cucurbit Insect Management

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...

Diagnosis and Control of Onion Diseases
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Diagnosis and Control of Onion Diseases

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....

Diseases and Pests of Muskmelons and Watermelons
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Diseases and Pests of Muskmelons and Watermelons

This full-color guide focuses on plant pathogens that are responsible for the majority of pest-related yield reductions in melons. It includes the principles of integrated pest management, the importance of diagnosis,...

Flea Beetles
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Flea Beetles

Gives description, life cycle, plants affected, and chemical control measures against the flea beetle. ...

Fruit Diseases: Disease Management for Fruit Trees After Crop Loss
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Fruit Diseases: Disease Management for Fruit Trees After Crop Loss

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...

Guide to Information for Starting in the Nursery Business
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Guide to Information for Starting in the Nursery Business

This is a reference list of informative publications which can provide answers to many of the questions which arise when considering a new nursery business. ...

Guide to Production Information for the Commercial Nursery Crop Grower
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Guide to Production Information for the Commercial Nursery Crop Grower

This publication is a reference list of informative publications which can provide answers and guidance to the commercial nursery grower on topics from propagation to pest management. ...

Identification and Control of Crucifer Diseases
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Identification and Control of Crucifer Diseases

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...

Identification and Management of Pumpkin Diseases
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Identification and Management of Pumpkin Diseases

This publication discusses the major and minor diseases for pumpkins in Indiana and provides suggestions for their control. ...

Identifying Air Pollution Damage on Melons
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Identifying Air Pollution Damage on Melons

This leaflet discusses the diagnosis, identification, and solutions of air pollution damage on melons. Tables are included listing the relative injury and symptoms which may be confused with air pollution injury. Pictu...

List of Assistance and Regulatory Agencies for Starting in the Nursery Business
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List of Assistance and Regulatory Agencies for Starting in the Nursery Business

This publication is a listing of Federal and Indiana state government agencies that regulate various activities involved in operating a landscape plant nursery. ...

Managing Insect Pests of Commercially Grown Crucifers
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Managing Insect Pests of Commercially Grown Crucifers

Talks about insects that attack cole crops, the damage they do, and control measures. ...

Managing Striped Cucumber Beetle Populations on Cantaloupe and Watermelon
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Managing Striped Cucumber Beetle Populations on Cantaloupe and Watermelon

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....

Melcast: Melon Disease Forecaster
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Melcast: Melon Disease Forecaster

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...

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2014
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Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2014

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.   

Midwest Vegetable Trial Report for 2011 (CD)
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Midwest Vegetable Trial Report for 2011 (CD)

This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: beans, cucumber, edamame, muskmelon, specialty melon, pepper, pumpkin, squash, sweet corn, tomato, and watermelon. A print version is avai...

Midwest Vegetable Trial Report for 2013 (Book)
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Midwest Vegetable Trial Report for 2013 (Book)

This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: asparagus, cabbag, cantaloupe, lettuce, mixed crops, onion, pepper, pumpkin, sweet corn, tomato, turnip, and watermelon.

Format...

Monitoring and Decision Making for Cucumber Beetles on Muskmelon
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Monitoring and Decision Making for Cucumber Beetles on Muskmelon

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...

Muskmelon Problems on Acid Sandy Soils: Manganese Toxicity and Magnesium Deficiency
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Muskmelon Problems on Acid Sandy Soils: Manganese Toxicity and Magnesium Deficiency

This leaflet discusses diagnosis, identification, and correction of acid soil problems. Pictures are included of problem plants. ...

Opportunities in the Fresh-Cut Fruit Sector for Indiana Melon Growers
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Opportunities in the Fresh-Cut Fruit Sector for Indiana Melon Growers

8-page publication provides an overview of the fresh-cut produce industry and of the melon industry in Indiana and discusses available opportunities for Indiana melon growers in the fresh-cut fruit indistry....

Organic Vegetable Production
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Organic Vegetable Production

This publication is geared toward organic vegetable growers and those considering organic production of vegetables. This publication provides information about soil, soil fertility, seeds and transplants, and safety and ...

Pepper Disease Management Timeline for Indiana
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Pepper Disease Management Timeline for Indiana

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

Format: PDF

Pages: 1

Language: English

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Pest Control in Indiana Cantaloupe Production
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Pest Control in Indiana Cantaloupe Production

Questions often arise about the use of pesticides in any cropping system. This publication provides information on how cantaloupes are grown in Indiana including how producers control diseases, insect and weed pests....

Pest Control in Tomatoes for Processing
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Pest Control in Tomatoes for Processing

This publication provides scouting information and treatment options for disease and insect pests of tomatoes for commercial producers.

Format: Book and PDF.

Pages: 19.

Pumpkin Disease Management Timeline for Indiana
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Pumpkin Disease Management Timeline for Indiana

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

Format: PDF

Pages: 2

Language: English

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Southwest Purdue Agriculture Program Melon Variety Trial Results for 2005
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Southwest Purdue Agriculture Program Melon Variety Trial Results for 2005

This publication presents four melon trials—personal size seedless watermelons, seeded watermelons, seedless watermelons, and eastern muskmelons—that were conducted in 2005 at the Southwest Purdue Agriculture...

Southwest Purdue Agriculture Program Melon Variety Trial Results for 2006
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Southwest Purdue Agriculture Program Melon Variety Trial Results for 2006

This publication presents data from seedless watermelon and eastern muskmelon trials conducted in 2006 at the Southwest Purdue Agriculture Center north of Vincennes, Indiana. Evaluating newly released varieties and advan...

Squash Beetle on Cucurbits
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Squash Beetle on Cucurbits

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...

Starting in the Nursery Business
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Starting in the Nursery Business

This publication discusses starting in the nursery business, including what you'll need, developing a nursery business plan, selecting a specific nursery site, nursery design and space requirements, and labor and capit...

Sweet Corn Pest Identification and Management
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Sweet Corn Pest Identification and Management

This handy in-field guide will help sweet corn growers quickly and accurately diagnose common insect, weed, disease, and vertebrate pests. The pocket-sized reference also includes information on harvesting and cultivatio...

Sweet Corn Production
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Sweet Corn Production

This publication discusses the genetics and breeding, environmental conditions, mineral nutrition, weeds, insects, diseases, nematodes, and harvesting and handling of sweet corn. Tables are included listing the relati...

Tomato Disease Management Timeline for Indiana
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Tomato Disease Management Timeline for Indiana

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

Format: PDF

Pages: 2

Language: English

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Vegetable Diseases: Anthracnose of Cucumber, Muskmelon, and Watermelon
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Vegetable Diseases: Anthracnose of Cucumber, Muskmelon, and Watermelon

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...

Vegetable Diseases: Downy Mildew of Pumpkin
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Vegetable Diseases: Downy Mildew of Pumpkin

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....

Vegetable Diseases: Fungicide Resistance Management for Indiana Vegetables
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Vegetable Diseases: Fungicide Resistance Management for Indiana Vegetables

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...

Vegetable Diseases: Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon
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Vegetable Diseases: Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon

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....

Vegetable Diseases: Gummy Stem Blight of Muskmelon and Watermelon
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Vegetable Diseases: Gummy Stem Blight of Muskmelon and Watermelon

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...

Vegetable Diseases: Late Blight of Tomato and Potato
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Vegetable Diseases: Late Blight of Tomato and Potato

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...

Vegetable Diseases: Mature Watermelon Vine Decline and Similar Vine Decline Diseases of Cucurbits
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Vegetable Diseases: Mature Watermelon Vine Decline and Similar Vine Decline Diseases of Cucurbits

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...

Vegetable Insect Identification
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Vegetable Insect Identification

Shows pictures of different insects that attack vegetables. Tells what plants they attack and what damage they do. Includes comments on some controls. ...