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How to control plant diseases in home and garden

Malcolm C. Shurtleff

How to control plant diseases in home and garden

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Published by Iowa State University Press in Ames .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant diseases.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 571-581.

    Statement[by] Malcolm C. Shurtleff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB731 .S45 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination649 p.
    Number of Pages649
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5990769M
    LC Control Number66021645

    Pour into a spray container and apply as above. Campbell, and L. See also list of plant diseases. The infectious microorganisms can be introduced to your garden by infested irrigation water and soil, so ensure your irrigation water is clean and your farm tools do not have soil particles from other gardens.

    Stipes, R. You can try to kill the pathogen with fungicides such as Terraclor, Captan, and Thiram. Simply place potato slices in your garden on the soil surface: the potatoes will draw out the wireworms, which you can remove along with the potatoes. Blackleg Blackleg is brought about by Leptosphaeria maculans which is a fungus that causes small, light brown spots on the stems.

    Insects and Fungal Diseases Combine one tablespoon of cooking oil, two tablespoons of baking soda, and a few drops of Ivory soap into a gallon of water. Use these chemicals immediately after you see the symptoms. Destroying the infected plants is usually the best control method, since chemicals to inactivate plant viruses and viroids have not proven effective. One such example involves a plant hormone called jasmonate jasmonic acid.


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How to control plant diseases in home and garden by Malcolm C. Shurtleff Download PDF Ebook

See our page on drip-irrigation for methods of delivering water to the root systems without wetting the foliage. Jones, A. These pests can be managed by using sticky red sphere traps.

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Dealing with common plant diseases

You can control black rot by removing any infected crop from your How to control plant diseases in home and garden book. You may notice that the spots join together to create large dead patches. The following non-toxic recipes will deter the deer, but may need to be re-applied after a heavy rain.

Noninfectious plant diseases— Usually called plant disorders, these conditions are caused by nonliving agents, such as soil pH, pesticides, fertilizers, pollution, or soil contamination. Powdery mildew can be treated with sulfur, so you can use the chemical on your vegetables when you notice the disease symptoms.

Insects cannot become immune to its action, as it is a mechanical killer — not a chemical one. You can prevent the fungus by using certified disease-free seed. If you think your garden has black rot, soft rot or any other bacterial disease, I would advise you not to hesitate to buy this bactericide.

You can control downy mildew by uprooting the infected crop and burning it, and you can treat it by using the fosetyl-al fungicide. If you catch the infection early, apply copper fungicides every days until harvest.

However, it is a good idea to follow some basic rules to make it difficult for disease to strike: Do: Maintain good garden hygiene - keep your greenhouse and tools clean and well looked after.

Plant Disease Handbook identifies various types of diseases which are known to invade these plants located throughout North and South America.

Root Nematode This is a Meloidogyne incognita nematode that causes knots on the roots of vegetables. If you think your soil has these nematodes, you can fumigate it to control them. For larger volume applications, mix the following ingredients: 1 cup milk 2 gallons water 8 liters 2 whole eggs 2 T liquid detergent Pour the mixture into a pump bottle and spray it on your plants.

A less toxic method is to make your own. Lyon, and W.Remove plant debris from garden beds in the fall to prevent black spot from overwintering in fallen leaves and branches.

Throw infected plant material in the trash. Do not compost it to help keep the disease from spreading. Wet plant leaves encourage many fungal diseases, including black spot. Identify common plant diseases and find solutions.

17 Common Diseases of Leafy Vegetables: Photos, Prevention, and Treatment

© The Scotts Company LLC. World rights reserved. ___ The Healthy Garden Book: How to Control Plant Diseases, Insects, and Injuries Author: Tom RikerPublisher: Stein & Day PubISBN ISBN Veggie Gardener is a website dedicated to growing vegetables in the pdf garden including vegetable gardening tips, how-tos, composting, growing tomatoes, product reviews, seed starting, harvesting, herbs, pest guides and much more.

Enjoy the online articles, free e-book and join the forum community.Plant diseases are a concern in any garden. Several download pdf kinds of organisms cause plant diseases. Viruses are the toughest ones because they’re incurable — all you can do is try to prevent them.

Bacteria are nearly impossible to eliminate, too, after the plant is infected. Fortunately, fungi cause most plant diseases and they do [ ].Plant disease control is achieved by changing the host plant, by destroying the pathogen or by ebook the plant ’ s environment.

The key to success in growing plants, whether in the home garden or commercially, is to change one or more of the three factors necessary to produce disease.