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Sclerotinia Rot of Cabbage
(New York State IPM Program, 1987)
Sclerotinia rot of cabbage (sometimes referred to as white mold) affects cabbage cultivars grown for sauerkraut, storage, and fresh market. The disease is caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. This fungus can cause ...
Botrytis Gray Mold of Greenhouse and Field Tomatoes
(New York State IPM Program, 1986)
Botrytis blight, or gray mold, as it is commonly known, has an exceptionally wide host range with well over 200 reported hosts. The fungus can occur as both a parasite and a saprophyte on the same wide range of hosts. This ...
Green Peach Aphid
(New York State IPM Program, 1983)
The green peach aphid (GPA) is distributed worldwide and has a host range of over 400 species of plants. In the United States, green peach aphid is a serious pest of vegetables and potatoes. Economic damage results from ...
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 ...