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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. RHDV2: What Rabbit Owners Need to Know

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-54

    Bridget Moore, Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Athens County Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD) is a fatal ... disease caused by a calicivirus that affects only rabbits. USDA considers RHD a foreign animal disease and ...  has recently detected the Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 (RHDV2) in North America. RHDV2 ...

  5. Clostridium perfringens: A Foodborne Illness, Not the 24-Hour Flu

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5568

    flu. The local Health Department and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot record the ... Emerging Infectious Diseases 2011;17:7-15. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Clostridium perfringens. The ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Fungal and Fungal-like Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-7

    disease including the reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy plants. ... Collectively, fungi and fungal-like organisms (FLOs) cause more plant diseases than any other group of plant ... pest with over 8,000 species shown to cause disease. FLOs are organisms like Pythium and Phytophthora ...

  8. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    ohioline.osu.edu entitled “ Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens ” to learn ... location for numerous years.  Disease Management   Botrytis leaf blight is a fungus caused by Botrytis ... reduce disease pressure. Botrytis leaf blight can be managed by rotating onion crops and related ...

  9. African Swine Fever: A Severe Threat to Swine Herds Is on the United States’ Doorstep

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1036

    a disease caused by the African swine fever virus (ASFV). ASFV is a viral pathogen found primarily in ... industry can respond and stop the spread of the disease. Signs include high fever; decreased appetite; ... There are four main types of disease depending on the strain of virus infecting the pigs: peracute acute ...

  10. Spraying Recommendations for Soybean Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-526

    on many factors including, severity of the disease outbreak, timing of infection, selection of ... immediately after its detection, this disease can cause complete defoliation of soybean plant within two ... controlling this disease. Fungicides manufactured to control soybean rust are effective. However, success will ...

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