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  1. Fusarium Head Blight or Head Scab of Wheat, Barley and other Small Grain Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-06

    one of the most important diseases of wheat, oats, barley, spelt and other small grain crops. However, ... scab is not only a disease of small grains, it also affects many other grass species including foxtail, ... quackgrass, crabgrass and bluegrass. In addition, scab is not the only disease caused by F. graminearum. If ...

  2. Maize Dwarf Mosaic of Maize

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-09

    important corn virus diseases in the U.S. It has been reported in 37 states located in most regions of the ... other secondary infections. In late infections, disease symptoms are found only on the upper leaves of ... two leaves. Disease symptoms may vary according to the hybrid and the stage of the plant at the time ...

  3. Gray Leaf Spot on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3083

    grisea chemical control gray spot st. augustine grass plant disease lawn and turf gray leaf spot turf ... sports turf. Application of fungicides should begin prior to the onset of disease, around August 1 in ... Pathology Gray leaf spot is a disease of increasing importance in the turfgrass industry in the United ...

  4. Rusts of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-02

    PLPATH-FRU-02 05/06/2016 Michael A. Ellis, Department of Plant Pathology Three rust diseases occur ... globosum. The disease cycle for all three rusts is essentially the same. The disease cycle for cedar-apple ... until the second spring. The complete disease cycle requires almost two years.   Control Grow resistant ...

  5. What Horse Owners Should Know About West Nile Virus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/WNV-1007

    virus (WNV) is a viral disease that can cause encephalitis or meningitis, infection of the brain and the ... spinal cord or their protective covering. Prior to 1999, the disease was found only in Africa, Asia and ... southern Europe. Since 1999, WNV has spread throughout North America and has continued to cause disease in ...

  6. Clover Mites

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2095

    yard and garden lawn and turf life cycle habits identification clover mites Entomology ... They are a nuisance by their presence, but they do not bite humans or animals, transmit disease, nor ... feed on household furnishings or pantry supplies. They feed on various plants and turf outside, but ...

  7. West Nile Virus Fact Sheet for Veterinarians

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/WNV-1005

    (1999) and Israel (2000) so that it is considered a reemerging mosquitoborne disease. How WNV managed to ... differ in that WNV causes disease and mortality in humans, wildlife (birds, particularly crows and blue ... disease in wildlife or mammals other than man. Epidemiology Early outbreaks of WNV in horses occurred in ...

  8. Blueberry Leaf Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-43

    Tsuga  (hemlock, spruce), and Rhododendron (azalea, rhododendron). The disease has been reported in Asia, ... disease is sporadic and localized. Leaf rust can cause premature defoliation of affected bushes. Over ... time, and if not properly managed, bushes slowly decline and produce fewer marketable berries. Disease ...

  9. Bacterial Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-6

    disease including the reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy plants. Although ... Pathogenic bacteria, on the other hand, cause severe and often fatal diseases in humans, animals and plants. ... The first bacterial disease ever discovered was anthrax (caused by Bacillus anthracis) of cattle and ...

  10. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    prevent the spread of leaf diseases. Trickle irrigation is best, but soaker hoses also work well. Overhead ... sprinklers are effective; however, wet foliage increases the chance of disease, especially angular leaf spot, ... node with soil will help anchor vines down and promote secondary root development. Insects and Diseases ...

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