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    • Phomopsis Cane & Leaf Spot 

      Pscheidt, J. W.; Pearson, R.C. (New York State IPM Program, 1991)
      Phomopsis cane and leaf spot, once known as “dead arm,” is a common disease in most regions of the world where viticulture is practiced. Severely infected leaves are misshapen, yellow, and fall from the vine prematurely. ...
    • Phytophagous Mirid Bugs 

      Kain, David P.; Kovach, Joseph (New York State IPM Program, 1998)
      Mullein plant bug (MPB) and apple brown bug (ABB) are occasional pests of apple and pear in New York. Because they occur in the same place at the same time and cause the same kind of damage, they are collectively referred ...
    • Phytophthora Blight of Peppers and other Vegetables 

      Zitter, Thomas A. (New York State IPM Program, 1989)
      Phytophthora blight of pepper is caused by the fungus Phytophthora capsici. Other names applied to this disease of peppers are damping off and Phytophthora root rot, crown rot, and stem and fruit rot. All of these names ...
    • Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot 

      Wilcox, Wayne F. (New York State IPM Program, 1992)
      Phytophthora root and crown rots (sometimes called collar rot) are common and destructive diseases of fruit trees throughout the world. In New York, apple, cherry, peach, and apricot trees are usually attacked, whereas ...
    • Pink Eye (or Brown Eye) 

      Schultz, Otto; Crispin, Monika (New York State IPM Program, 1978)
      Pink eye is characterized by pink to brown blotches on the skin, usually around the eyes at the apical (bud) end of tubers. When the disease is severe, a shallow, reddish brown rot occurs beneath the discolored areas. Pink ...
    • Plum Curculio 

      Lienk, S.E. (New York State IPM Program, 1980)
      The plum curculio (PC), a native of North America, is a major pest of pome and stone fruits in the United States and Canada east of the 1 DOth meridian. The PC has a single generation in most areas but may have a partial ...
    • Plum Pox Disease of Stone Fruits 

      Fuchs, Marc; Cox, Rosemary; Cox, Kerik (New York State IPM Program, 2008)
      Plum pox is a viral disease of stone fruits first reported in Bulgarian plums in the 1910’s. More widely known around the world by its Slavic name, sharka, the disease first spread slowly through eastern Europe, gaining ...
    • Potassium Sorbate Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Potassium sorbate is a food preservative that has fungicidal and other antimicrobial properties. It is also an ingredient in insect repellents, and it is often used as to prevent the degradation of other active ingredients. ...
    • Potato Early Blight 

      Zitter, Thomas A. (New York State IPM Program, 1984)
      Early blight (EB) is a disease of potato caused by the fungus Alternaria solani. It is found wherever potatoes are grown. The disease primarily affects leaves and stems, but under favorable weather conditions, and if left ...
    • Potato Leafhopper 

      Tingey, W.M.; Muka, A.A. (New York State IPM Program, 1983)
      The potato leafhopper (PLH) is a serious pest of vegetable, forage, and fruit crops in the eastern and midwestern United States. PLH does not overwinter in the northern portion of its infestation range, since the insect ...
    • Potato Leafhopper on Alfalfa Management Guide 

      Wise, Ken; Waldron, Keith; Woodsen, Mary (New York State IPM Program, 2014)
      A brochure about managing potato leafhoppers on alfalfa using IPM methods
    • Potato Scab 

      Loria, Rosemary (New York State IPM Program, 1993)
      Potato scab is a common tuber disease that occurs throughout the potato growing regions of the world. Although scab does not usually affect total yields, significant economic losses result from reduced marketability of the ...
    • Potato Stem Borer 

      Muka, A. A. (New York State IPM Program, 1983)
      The potato stem borer was first reported as an economic pest in the United States in 1975. A native of Europe, Siberia, and Japan, it was accidentally introduced into the maritime provinces of Canada before 1908. The insect ...
    • Powdery Mildew of Cucurbits 

      McGrath, Margaret T. (New York State IPM Program, 1997)
      Powdery mildew is a common disease of cucurbits under field and greenhouse conditions in most areas of the world. All cucurbits are susceptible, but symptoms are less common on cucumber and melon because many commercial ...
    • Practical Suggestions for Managing Fungus Gnats in the Greenhouse 

      Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian; Mattson, Neil; Sanderson, John (New York State IPM Program, 2013)
      Fungus gnats are a common problem in ornamental and vegetable greenhouses. While they are often considered only a nuisance, both adults and larvae can transmit fungal root diseases such as Fusarium and Thielaviopsis. High ...
    • Predatory Mites 

      Kain, David P.; Nyrop, Jan P. (New York State IPM Program, 1995)
      Predatory mites can provide consistent biological control of pest mites such as the European red mite (Panonychus ulmi), (ERM), and two-spotted spider mite (Tetranuchus urticae), (TSSM). Pure or mixed populations of several ...
    • Prepare for Camp 

      New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
      How to help kids avoid ticks when they go to camp.
    • Production Guide for Storage of Organic Fruits and Vegetables 

      Watkins, Chris B.; Nock, Jacqueline F. (New York State IPM Program, 2012)
      This guide is a companion to an extensive series on organic cultural and pest management practices available for fruits and vegetables grown in New York. While each guide has a section on storage, they focus largely on ...
    • Protect Your Pets from Ticks and the Diseases They Carry 

      New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2018)
      How to protect your pets from ticks and the diseases they carry.
    • Putrescent Whole Egg Solids Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Putrescent whole egg solids are made from cracked eggs declared unfit for human consumption. Its pesticidal uses are as effective deer repellents for the protections of tree seedlings, shrubs and gardens.