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Updated: August 16, 2022
IPM - Prevent, Identify, and Manage Plant Problems
How to ID, prevent, and manage plant problems in Maryland using IPM
Updated: December 2, 2022
Key to Common Problems of Tomatoes
What's wrong with my tomato plant, you ask? Look at photos of common tomato problems and learn how to manage common tomato diseases and pests in a home garden.
Updated: October 28, 2022
Squash Vine Borer on Vegetables
Dead, wilting squash plants
Updated: October 26, 2022
Squash Bug on Vegetables
Gray insects on squash
Updated: October 13, 2022
Cutworm - Vegetables
Cutworms are important early-season pests of vegetable crops in Maryland. Young plants cut off at the soil line is a good indication of cutworms.
Updated: September 30, 2022
Stink Bugs on Vegetables and Fruits
Piercing and sucking creates superficial spots (white on young fruit or yellow on mature fruit) known as "cloudy spot" on tomato and other fruits.
Updated: September 14, 2022
Leaf Curling on Vegetables
Reasons why the leaves of vegetable seedlings curl
Updated: September 6, 2022
Tomato Pinworm on Vegetables
Small worms, usually found inside tomatoes, may be tomato pinworms.
Updated: August 8, 2022
Floating row cover (FRC) is a white, light-weight fabric made from spun-bonded polyester or polypropylene. It is used by gardeners to protect plants from insect pests and to extend the growing season during cool weather.
Updated: July 12, 2022
Squash Beetle on Vegetables
This copper colored beetle resembles the Mexican bean beetle but is larger and has 14 spots as compared to 16 spots. It feeds on the tissue between leaf veins. Squash, cucumber, pumpkin, and squash may all serve as host plants.