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Cucumber Beetles, Corn Rootworms and Bacterial Wilt
(New York State IPM Program, 1994)
Cucumber beetles are the most important insect pests of vine crops or cucurbits (cucumber, squash, melons, and pumpkins) in New York State and across much of the United States. The striped cucumber beetle (Acalymma vittatum) ...
Fear as a Biological Control? How Scaring Farm and Garden Pests Could Lessen Plant Damage
(New York State IPM Program, 2016)
For many of us the threats of predators — lions and bears, say — are long gone. Yet most animals face these pressures on a daily basis. The common pests in your garden or farm are no exception. Simply the threat of predation ...
NEWA: Network for Environment and Weather Applications
(New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2017)
A brochure describing the Network for Environment and Weather Applications; what it does and how to subscribe.
Fruit Rots of Squash and Pumpkins
(New York State IPM Program, 1992)
Squash and pumpkins are commonly grown in the Northeast by home gardeners as well as by commercial farmers for fresh market sales, for freezing and canning, or for Halloween and decorative purposes. Squash can be eaten ...
Fusarium Diseases of Cucurbits
(New York State IPM Program, 1998)
The fungal genus Fusarium causes several diseases on plants known as cucurbits, which belong to the family Cucurbitaceae. Some species of Fusaria are responsible for vascular wilts, such as the crop-specific disease Fusarium ...
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus
(New York State IPM Program, 1989)
Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) causes serious diseases of many economically important plants representing 35 plant families, including dicots and monocots. This wide host range of ornamentals, vegetables, and field crops ...
Virus Diseases and Disorders of Tomato
(New York State IPM Program, 1984)
Tomato is one of the most widely grown vegetable crops, its planting area ranging from small backyard plots, to much larger field acreages, to more specialized greenhouse trellis operations. Virus diseases, in general, are ...
Verticillium Wilt of Tomato
(New York State IPM Program, 1980)
The soilborne fungus Verlicillium albo-alrum is present in most cool soils of the Northeast and can attack over 200 plant species, especially tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, strawberries, and black raspberries. Other susceptible ...
Bacterial Diseases of Tomato
(New York State IPM Program, 1985)
Bacterial diseases of tomatoes can be some of the most serious and destructive diseases affecting both field- and greenhouse grown crops. Under moist field conditions they can cause localized epidemics affecting young ...
Elements of IPM for Potatoes in New York State
(New York State IPM Program, 2003)
A checklist of IPM practices for potato growers in New York State. Practitioners can use this document to track their IPM implementation and accrue points to assess their level of adoption of IPM practices.