Entomosporium Leaf Spot

This fungal disease thrives in humid conditions. Entomosporium leaf spot, Entomosporium maculatum, is a fungal leaf spot disease common on rose relatives such as red tip photinia, quince, pear and Indian hawthorn. Once foliage is infected with the fungus it eventually dies and drops from the plant....

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Gray Leaf Spot

Drought stressed lawn? Could be a fungus… Gray leaf spot, Pyricularia grisea, is a fungal disease that most often attacks St. Augustine grass in our area. However, it can also infect bermudagrass, centipedegrass, rye and fescue. Gray leaf spot is often a problem during wet and humid spring...

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Rose Rosette Disease

Destructive and fast spreading virus If you grow roses you may have heard of a deadly disease called Rose Rosette, or “witch’s broom”. If you haven’t, then now is the time to learn about it, especially if you have Knock Out® roses, or any kind of rose, in your landscape....

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Early Blight of Tomatoes

Are your tomato plants covered in brown spots? Heavy spring rains or humidity can cause big problems for your garden tomato plants. Early blight, Alternaria solani, is a fungal disease that can result from excess moisture or overhead watering. The disease is spread on the surface of plants by water...

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Fire Blight

A fast moving bacterial disease Fire Blight is a very destructive bacterial disease that infects pear and apple trees. The bacterium, Erwinia amylorva, can also infect related plants such as pyracantha, cotoneaster, hawthorn, quince and rasberry plants. In the early stages of infection, the flowers...

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