4 pathogens to prepare for in 2017
from Greenhouse Grower
From March 2:
Diseases in the greenhouse are frequently spread via contaminated plant material. Diseased plant material should be removed and destroyed, but it is also important to note that plants adjacent to symptomatic plants may be harboring a bacterium, even if they are not showing symptoms. Further, sanitation is always a critical component of disease control. Margery Daughtrey, a Senior Extension Associate at Cornell University’s Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center, says there are four pathogens in particular growers should be mindful of this year.
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