Common Plant Diseases and Pests 0 What is plant disease? 0 Late Blight of tomato and potato 0 Other Common Diseases of Vegetables and Ornamentals 0 Snow mold on lawns . What is Plant Disease? 0 Any disturbance that interferes with normal growth, development, function, economic value, or aesthetic insects and their economic importance, diseases of vegetable crops, the insect enemies of vegetables, the relation of nematodes to the fruit and vegetable industries, and birds, mammals, and other ani- • Select plant species that are less prone to pest problems. Some plants are consistently plagued by certain insect pests and diseases. • Evaluate the planting site for exposure to light, low spots, wind speed and direction. Choosing plants suited to their growing conditions reduces plant stress, which helps prevent insect and disease problems. MAJOR VEGETABLE PEST AND DISEASES HANDBOOK A FIELD GUIDE FOR SOUTH SUDAN Manfred Bitala November 26, 2016 (Revised) Vegetable Garden Pests MGV Specialty Training 2010 Sharon Morrisey Consumer Horticulture Agent Milwaukee County UW-Extension – Transmission of plant diseasesTransmission of plant diseases • Rasping (thrips, mites) – Stippling – Galls Overview of Diseases • Disease Triangle – Susceptible host the vegetables, the main signs/symptoms resulting from pests/diseases damage were skeletonise leaves, leaf curling, holes on leaves and leaves rot. Although the crop protection practices varied from one vegetable to another, the most commonly Crop Pests and Diseases. A manual on the most important pests and diseases of the major food crops grown by smallholder farmers in Africa. These include: cassava, banana, sorghum, millet, beans, yam, maize, rice, cowpea, sweetpotato and groundnut. The manual contains over 50 fact sheets. economically acceptable levels. Pests can include insects, mites, diseases, nematodes, weeds and vertebrate pests. IPM was first defined for managing insects and mites and in practice, most IPM growers begin with applying the strategy to insects and mites and later incorporating other pests such as diseases and nematodes.
No guide to vegetable garden pests would be complete without mention of how interplanting your veggie patch with flowering herbs and annuals can help limit pest numbers by attracting the many species of beneficial insects that prey upon garden pests. Pests and diseases in fruits and vegetables can have a negative economic impact on individual commercial producers and on the entire fruit and vegetable industry. In addition to indigenous species and strains, there is a threat from the spread of foreign pests and diseases that could impact on the UK fruit and vegetable production industry. Bookshelf Icon Foggers – Pest Control – Pest & Disease Control – Hydroponics | Midwest Supplies