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Vegetable Crop Update #23

September 10th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue I address updates on potato late blight and cucumber downy mildew. No tomato late blight has been…

Vegetable Crop Update #22

September 6th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: late blight disease updates and risk (disease severity values) pink eye and tuber diseases cucurbit…

Vegetable Crop Update #21

August 27th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we include articles on the following topics: late blight risk updates and new report from Waushara Co.…

Vegetable Crop Update #19

August 20th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address the following topics: late blight risk and disease updates Phytophthora infestans vs. Phytophthora nicotianae Cucumber…

Late Blight Update August 9, 2018

August 9th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology Late blight has been confirmed today in commercial potatoes in southern Adams County, as well as northern Marquette County. We…

Vegetable Crop Update #18

August 6th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue, we address: potato and vegetable disease updates and production updates Read full update.

Vegetable Crop Update #17

July 30th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology Thanks to those that participated in this past week’s Potato Virus Diagnostic Workshop as well as the Langlade County Potato…

July 25 Vegetable Crop Update Disease Supplement

July 25th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology Just a few vegetable disease updates from our neighboring states.  These reports indicate that the wet and relatively cooler weather…

Vegetable Crop Update #16

July 23rd, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue, we address: PDays/DSVs for potato disease control Early blight/brown spot fungicides National late blight update National cucurbit…

Vegetable Crop Update #15

July 16th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we’ve included the following topics: early blight/late blight disease risk forecast updates cucurbit downy mildew updates cucurbit…

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