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Colorado Potato Beetle
(New York State IPM Program, 1983)
The Colorado potato beetle, a native American insect, has spread around the world since its discovery in 1824 on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in the Colorado-Nebraska area where it fed on a weed in the potato ...
Phytophthora Blight of Peppers and other Vegetables
(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 ...
Flea Beetle Pests of Vegetables
(New York State IPM Program, 1999)
Flea beetles are common pests and frequently do serious damage to vegetable crops. Excessive feeding damage by flea beetles can stress and kill young plants. On maturing crops, feeding may scar leaves or fruit, resulting ...