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  1. Viral Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-5

    provide an overview of key concepts in plant pathology. Plant pathology is the study of plant disease ... intracellular (inside cells) pathogenic particles that infect other living organisms. Human diseases caused by ... viral diseases spread. In fact, plant virologists use grafting and budding procedures to transmit and ...

  2. Pruning Erect Blackberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1431

    previous year. Once fruiting is completed and frost has occurred, all primocanes can be pruned or mowed ... floricanes before the fruiting season unless damaged or diseased. When the fruiting season is over, use ... pruning blackberries takes time and practice. Contact your county Extension educator for updated ...

  3. Biosecurity Fundamentals for Extension Personnel

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-5

    Medicine Original authors: Dr. Gary L. Bowman and Dr. William P. Shulaw The prevention of livestock disease ... early 2001 because of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), and recent outbreaks of avian and swine influenza in ... disease prevention procedures because they serve as the primary resource of information for their ...

  4. Red Stele Root Rot of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-34

    disease has become a serious problem facing strawberry production in the northern two-thirds of the United ... States. The disease is most destructive in heavy clay soils that are saturated with water during cool ... stele root rot. Susceptible variety on right, and resistant variety on left. Normally, the disease is ...

  5. Peach Canker

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-25

    Pathology Peach canker is a fungus disease common on apricot, prune, plum, and sweet cherry trees as well as ... on peach trees. The disease is common in peach orchards and is a frequent cause of limb dying and ... fungi that cause this disease enter the plant through wounds. Infection results in dead and weakened ...

  6. Brown Rot of Stone Fruits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-29

    Pathology Brown rot is a common and destructive disease of peach and other stone fruits (plum, nectarine, ... twigs), and small branches. The disease is most important on fruits just before ripening, during and after ... harvest. Under favorable conditions for disease development, the entire crop can be completely rotted on ...

  7. Leaf Blotch Diseases of Wheat—Septoria tritici Blotch, Stagonospora nodorum Blotch and Tan Spot

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-07

    yellow leaf spot) are the three most frequently occurring leaf blotch diseases of wheat in Ohio. These ... diseases all have the potential to cause significant grain yield and quality losses if the environmental ... Fungi Causing Leaf Blotch Diseases Stagonospora blotch is caused by Parastagonospora nodorum ...

  8. Northern Corn Leaf Blight

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-10

    frequently occurring foliar diseases of corn in Ohio and the Midwest in general. Since the early 2000s, both ... the prevalence and severity of this disease have increased, but in most years plants only becomes ... severely diseased well after silking. During wet weather yield losses may be as high as 30-50% if the ...

  9. Powdery Mildew of Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-11

    tritici, is the most common foliar disease of wheat in Ohio. It is most damaging in years with relatively ... late April or early May when wheat is in the joint to flag-leaf stage of development. This disease ... the flag leaf becomes severely diseased by heading. Losses of up to 45 percent have been documented in ...

  10. Botrytis Bunch Rot or Gray Mold of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-03

    and causes diseases on a variety of unrelated crops. Bunch rot can cause serious losses on highly ... Infection of ripe berries is the most common and destructive phase of this disease. Infected berries first ... and Disease Cycle Botrytis bunch rot is caused by the fungus Botrytis cinerea. The fungus overwinters ...

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