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European Corn Borer
(New York State IPM Program, 1983)
The European corn borer is a major pest of corn and feeds on over 200 plant species including many weeds. This insect generally produces generations in June and August in most areas of the United States and the northeast. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Gray Garden Slug
(New York State IPM Program, 1988)
The gray garden slug was introduced from Europe during the 1800s. It has become a common pest of vegetables, field crops, and ornamentals throughout the United States and Canada. It is a close relative of the marsh slug, ...
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 ...