Tag: Fungal Disease

Dormant Sprays Useful for Insect and Disease Management in Fruits and Ornamentals

During cold January weather, one doesn’t often think about spraying fruit trees and ornamental shrubs for spring insects and diseases. It’s just not on the radar. The fact is January and February are the best time to apply… Read More

Wet Weather, Cool Nights Ideal For Powdery Mildew

  This spring powdery mildew has been prevalent on many non-resistant cultivars of ornamental plants, particularly rose and crapemyrtle. Ideal conditions for powdery mildew development, warm days and cool nights followed by rain, have been present for several weeks in Northwest Florida…. Read More

Cercospora: A Fungal Problem for Summer Vegetables

This summer’s rainy and humid weather has created a perfect environment for the proliferation of a variety of fungal diseases. Of  particular interest is Cercospora, which is a genus of fungus containing over 1,200 different species. Because there are so many… Read More