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    • Bacterial Fruit Blotch of Watermelon 

      Isakeit, Thomas (1999-06-28)
      Bacterial fruit blotch is a disease occurring sporadically in almost all areas of Texas where watermelons are grown. This publication discusses symptoms, diagnosis and disease development and management.
    • Bronze Wilt of Cotton 

      Bell, Alois A.; Nichols, Robert L.; Lemon, Robert G. (2002-02-12)
      Bronze wilt is a disease of cotton characterized by bronze or red discoloration and wilting of leaves. This publication describes bronze wilt symptoms, the cause and epidemiology of the disease, the varieties in which it ...
    • Commercial Pecans: Controlling Rosette, Diseases and Zinc Deficiency 

      Lee, Thomas A.; Krausz, Joseph P. (2006-04-13)
      Pecan losses from diseases and insufficient zinc nutrition can be prevented by following effective grove management practices. Descriptions of diseases and recommendations for controls are included.
    • Fruit and Nut Disease Control Products for Use in Texas 

      Philley, George L. (2004-02-23)
      This publication lists chemicals for controlling diseases in fruits and nuts, including apples, apricots, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, grapes, mayhaw, peaches, plums, nectarines, pears, pecans, strawberries and ...
    • Karnal Bunt: A Disease of Wheat 

      Schuster, Greta; Krausz, Joseph P.; Rush, Charlie (2002-11-20)
      Karnal bunt is a fungal disease that affects wheat, durum wheat and triticale. This publication explains the life cycle of the disease, how it spreads, and methods of control.
    • Nematodes in Texas Golf Courses 

      Crow, William T. (2000-04-10)
      Plant parasitic nematodes are microscopic roundworms that feed on plant roots. In turfgrasses they cause damage similar to that of water stress, nutrient deficiency or root diseases. Golf course managers can use this ...
    • Plant Nematode Detection Laboratory Information Sheet 

      Barnes, Larry W. (2009-01-16)
      Use this form to submit soil samples to be tested for the presence of nematodes. Complete instructions are included.
    • Sorghum Ergot - Field Identification 

      Krausz, Joseph P. (1997-07-21)
      Sorghum ergot is a disease that attacks the unfertilized ovaries of the flowers of grain and forage sorghums and johnsongrass. This publication contains 3 color photographs to aid in diagnosis.
    • Sorghum Ergot: Distinguishing Sphacelia and Sclerotia of Claviceps africana in Seed 

      Frederickson, Debra; Odvody, Gary; Isakeit, Thomas (1999-07-05)
      The field symptoms of sorghum ergot are familiar to anyone involved in sorghum production. It is more difficult to identify the fungal pathogen in seed because there is a lack of understanding about the structure and ...
    • Sorghum Ergot: Distinguishing Sphacelia and Sclerotia of Claviceps africana in Seed (Spanish) 

      Frederickson, Debra; Odvody, Gary; Isakeit, Thomas (1999-08-04)
      The field symptoms of sorgum ergot are familiar to anyone involved in sorghum production. It is more difficult to identify the fungal pathogen in seed because there is a lack of understanding about the structure and function ...
    • Sorghum Ergot: New Disease Threat to the Sorghum Industry 

      Krausz, Joseph P.; Isakeit, Thomas (1998-07-20)
      Sorghum ergot is caused by a fungus that infects the ovaries of sorghum flowers, converting each into a white fungal mass. First discovered in Texas in March 1997, the fungus can produce large amounts of honeydew that ...
    • Take-All Root Rot of Turfgrass 

      Krausz, Joseph P. (2005-04-21)
      Take-all root rot (patch) is a serious disease caused by a soil-borne fungus. This leaflet covers symptoms and diagnosis, disease cycle, cultural disease management and fungicides.
    • Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab Information Form 

      Barnes, Larry W. (2009-01-16)
      Use this form to submit plant samples for disease diagnosis. Complete instructions are included.
    • Vegetable & Herb Disease Control Products for Texas 

      Black, Mark; Hess, Jesus F. (1999-12-17)
      This handbook is a reference on pesticides labeled for disease control on vegetables and herbs. Products listed were selected on the basis of their registration with the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as their ...
    • Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus 

      Morgan, Gaylon (2005-01-26)
      This publication tells producer about the hazards of wheat streak mosaic virus. It includes information on recognizing affected grain and on preventing infestation.