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In the past, I have talked about several different problems with garlic, be it mites, nematodes, fungal or bacterial diseases. However, this year I am seeing something different that I will just call...

Garlic Viruses

In the past I have talked about several different problems with garlic, be it mites, nematodes, fungal or bacterial diseases. However, this year I am seeing something different that I will just call ‘garlic viruses’ that may have been there in past years, but is more prominent now for some reason...

Vegetable Pests and Problems - July 2013

early summer vegetable harvest
Click on an image below to enlarge Brown marmorated stink bug nymphs have been present since late June on garden plants in Howard Co. Here's an egg mass hatching on the underside of a 4 ft. tall blackberry primocane. Young nymphs can be controlled with direct sprays of insecticidal soap,...

Garlic Problems....Again

Garlic problems
May 9, 2013 Last year at about this same time, there were calls from growers about their garlic plantings turning yellow and wilting (fig. 1). When dug up, the bulbs were often times blackened and rotting with some or much of the basal plate or roots missing (fig. 2). The calls are coming in again...
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