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Late blight nearby

by Cheryl Smith, UNH Plant Diagnostic Lab and Becky Sideman, Vegetable & Berry Specialist. As of July 31, 2017, Angie Madieras from the UMass Diagnostic Lab just diagnosed late blight on cherry tomatoes (‘5-star grape’ and ‘purple bumble bee’) in … Continue reading

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Vegetable and Berry Crop Insect and Disease Update, 25 August 2016

By Alan Eaton, George Hamilton, Cheryl Smith & Becky Sideman, UNH Extension Sweet corn: Corn earworm and Fall armyworm numbers have jumped this week, so sweet corn growers in much of the state need to keep fresh silking corn protected. … Continue reading

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Vegetable disease update, 8/19/15

Cucurbit downy mildew. Yesterday, the UNH Plant Diagnostic Lab confirmed the presence of downy mildew on a cucumber sample from Rockingham County. Cucumber and melon are susceptible to all pathotypes of this disease, while squash and melon cultivars vary in … Continue reading

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Vegetable Pest Update 7/9/15

An early flight of corn ear worms… and watch out for squash vine borer! – from Alan Eaton and George Hamilton We have detected a fairly early flight of corn ear worms (CEW) in New Hampshire. None were captured June 29 … Continue reading

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Late blight UPDATE

Current situation (8/12/14): Late blight has now been found across Southern NH. We encourage any growers that plan to protect their plants in southern and central NH to use late-blight specific fungicides. If you believe you have late blight on either tomato … Continue reading

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