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Agronomic Crops

CANOLA

Management & Production Guides & Canola Diseases

  • Canola Production & Management (html) ID-114
  • Kentucky Integrated Crop Management Manual for Canola (2 MB) IPM-8
  • Winter Decline Syndrome of Canola PPFS-AG-R-01

CORN & SORGHUM

Management & Production Guides

  • Comprehensive Guide to Corn Management in Kentucky ID-139
  • Corn Disease Loss Estimates CPN-2007-16-W
  • Foliar Fungicide Use in Corn and Soybeans PPFS-GEN-12
  • Integrated Crop Management Manual for Corn (Kentucky) IPM-2
  • Integrated Crop Management Manual for Grain Sorghum (Kentucky) IPM-5
  • Replanting Options for Corn AGR-195 

  

Corn & Sorghum Diseases

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FORAGES

Management & Production Guides

  • Alfalfa Disease Calendar PPA-44
  • Disease Management Guide for Forage Legumes PPFS-AG-F-08
  • "Emergency" Inoculation for Poorly Inoculated Legumes PPFS-AG-F-04
  • Endophyte Sampling in Pasture or Hay Stands PPA-30
  • Integrated Crop Management Manual for Alfalfa (Kentucky) IPM-1
  • Managing Diseases of Alfalfa PPFS-AG-F-09

  

Forage Diseases


MYCOTOXINS

  • Aflatoxin Management Using Atoxigenics CPN-2005
  • Mycotoxin Analysis in Corn and Feed Options PPFS-MISC-01
  • Mycotoxin FAQ CPN-2002
  • Mycotoxin test kits: USDA-approved, performance-verified Rapid Test Kits for Analysis of Mycotoxins (USDA-GIPSA document) pdf
  • Mycotoxin Testing and Grain Sampling CPN-2003 

SMALL GRAINS

Management & Production Guides

  • Fungicide Use in Wheat PPFS-AG-SG-05
  • Integrated Crop Management Manual for Small Grains (Kentucky) IPM-4
  • Preplant Decisions Greatly Impact Disease Potential in Wheat PPFS-AG-SG-06
  • Scouting Wheat for Plant Diseases PPFS-AG-SG-12
  • Wheat Disease Management (Section 7) ID-125

  

Small Grain Diseases


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SOYBEANS

Management & Production Guides

  • Assessing Foliar Diseases of Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat —Principles and Practices PPFS-MISC-06
  • Foliar Fungicide Use in Corn and Soybeans PPFS-GEN-12
  • Integrated Crop Management Manual for Soybeans (Kentucky) IPM-3
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Recommendations for Kentucky 2015 PPFS-AG-S-24
  • Seed Treatment Fungicides for Soybeans: Issues to Consider PPFS-AG-S-12
  • Seed Treatments: Questions that Emerge When Plants Don't CPN-1016
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode: Are We Missing Opportunities? PPFS-AG-S-13
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode--Value of Wheat Residue in SCN Management PPFS-AG-S-08
  • Soybean Rust Fungicide Use Guidelines PPFS-AG-S-23
  • Using IleVO with Preemergence Herbicides CPN-1013

  

Soybean Diseases


Soybean Disease Scouting Cards


TOBACCO

Management & Production Guides

  • Burley and Dark Tobacco Production Guide ID-160
  • Foliar Fungicides for Tobacco Disease Management: Maintaining Efficacy PPFS-AG-T-05
  • Fungicide Guide for Burley and Dark Tobacco (2016) PPFS-AG-T-08
  • Greenhouse Sanitation PPFS-GH-04 

   

Tobacco Diseases

  • Blackleg of Tobacco PPFS-AG-T-04
  • Collar Rot in the Tobacco Float System PPFS-AG-T-03
  • Pythium Root Rot in Tobacco Float Systems PPFS-AG-T-01
  • Root-knot Nematode in Commercial & Residential Crops PPFS-GEN-10
  • Target Spot and Rhizoctonia Damping-Off Management in the Float System PPFS-AG-T-02

    

Tobacco Varieties

  • Dark Tobacco Variety Guide (2015) pdf
  • New and Selected Burley Tobacco Varieties (2013) pdf

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Fruits & Nuts

NUTS

  • Nut Tree Growing in Kentucky ID-77

SMALL FRUIT

Management & Production Guides (Commercial)

  • Commercial Fruit Pest Management Guide (1.5 MB) ID-232
  • Commercial Grape Fungicide Schedule Worksheet and Sample Spray Guides PPFS-FR-S-20
  • Effectiveness of Grape Fungicides PPFS-FR-S-18
  • Effectiveness of Strawberry Fungicides PPFS-FR-S-15
  • Fruit, Orchard, and Vineyard Sanitation PPFS-GEN-05
  • IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Strawberry in Kentucky (10 MB) ID-238
  • Midwest Blueberry Production Guide (2.6 MB) ID-210
  • Midwest Grape Production Guide (5 MB) pdf
  • Midwest Small Fruit Pest Management Handbook (41 MB) pdf
  • Midwest Strawberry Production Guide (30 MB) pdf
  • Sample Fungicide Spray Schedule for Commercial Blueberry PPFS-FR-S-21
  • Sample Fungicide Spray Schedule for Commercial Bramble PPFS-FR-S-22

  

Management & Production Guides (Residential)

  • Backyard Berry Disease Management Using Cultural Practices (with Low Spray, No Spray & Organic Options) PPFS-FR-S-25
  • Backyard Grape Disease Management Using Cultural Practices (with Low Spray, No Spray & Organic Options) PPFS-FR-S-24
  • Disease and Insect Control Program for Home Grown Fruit in Kentucky including Organic Alternatives ID-21
  • Home Fruit Disease Management: Berries video
  • Home Fruit Disease Management: Grapes video
  • Home Fruit Variety Recommendations HortFact-3003
  • Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07
  • Midwest Home Fruit Production Guide (5.7 MB) pdf
  • Simplified Backyard Grape Spray Guide PPFS-FR-S-23
  • Simplified Fungicide Guide for Backyard Fruit PPFS-GEN-08

  

Blueberry Diseases

  

Bramble (blackberry, raspberry) Diseases

  

Grape Diseases

  

Strawberry Diseases

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TREE FRUIT

Management & Production Guides (Commercial)

  • Apple Production: Best Management Practices ID-137
  • Commercial Apple Fungicide Schedule Worksheet PPFS-FR-T-19
  • Commercial Fruit Pest Management Guide (1.5 MB) ID-232
  • Commercial Peach/Stone Fruit Spray Schedule Worksheet & Sample Spray Guide PPFS-FR-T-23
  • Effectiveness of Apple Fungicides table PPFS-FR-T-15
  • Effectiveness of Stone Fruit Fungicides PPFS-FR-T-14
  • Fruit, Orchard, and Vineyard Sanitation PPFS-GEN-05
  • Fungicides for Tree Fruits PPFS-FR-T-11
  • IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Apple (2.6 MB) ID-219
  • IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Apple mobile website
  • Midwest Tree Fruit Pest Management Handbook ID-93
              - Front cover, Introduction (18 pp)  Intro
              - Apples & Pears (29 pp) Chapter 1
              - Stone Fruits (13 pp) Chapter 2
              - Weed Management (7 pp) Chapter 3
              - Wildlife Management (2 pp) Chapter 4
              - Pesticide Management (8 pp) Chapter 5
              - Orchard Pesticides (13 pp) Chapter 6
              - General Orchard Management (13 pp) Chapter 7
              - Appendices (4 pp) Appendices
  • Profile of Commercial Apple Production in Kentucky 2017 (17 MB) link
  • Rootstocks for Kentucky Fruit Trees HO-82

  

Management & Production Guides (Residential)

  • Backyard Apple Disease Management Using Cultural Practices (with Low Spray, No Spray & Organic Options) PPFS-FR-T-21
  • Backyard Peach & Stone Fruit Management Using Cultural Practices (with Low Spray, No Spray & Organic Options) PPFS-FR-T-22
  • Bagging Apples: Alternative Pest Managnement for Hobbyists ENTFACT-218
  • Disease and Insect Control Program for Homegrown Fruit in Kentucky including Organic Alternatives ID-21
  • Fruit, Orchard, and Vineyard Sanitation PPFS-GEN-05
  • Home Fruit Disease Management: Apple & Pear video
  • Home Fruit Disease Management: Peach video
  • Home Fruit Variety Recommendations HortFact-3003
  • Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07
  • Kentucky Backyard Apple Integrated Pest Management Manual IPM-9
  • Midwest Home Fruit Production Guide (5.7 MB) pdf
  • Rootstocks for Kentucky Fruit Trees HO-82
  • Simplified Backyard Apple Spray Guides PPFS-FR-T-18
  • Simplified Backyard Peach and Stone Fruit Spray Guide PPFS-FR-T-20
  • Simplified Fungicide Guide for Backyard Fruit PPFS-GEN-08

  

Apple & Pear Diseases

  

Stone Fruit (Cherry, Peach, Plum) Diseases


Greenhouse Crops

Management & Production Guides

  • Fungicides for Management of Diseases in Commercial Greenhouse Ornamentals PPFS-GH-03
  • Greenhouse Sanitation PPFS-GH-04
  • Managing Diseases of Herbaceous Ornamentals PPFS-OR-H-01
  • Managing the Greenhouse Environment to Control Plant Diseases PPFS-GH-01
  • Relative Effectiveness of Various Chemicals for Disease Control of Ornamental Plants PPFS-GEN-13

  

Greenhouse Crop Diseases & Disorders

  • Collar Rot in the Tobacco Float System PPFS-AG-T-03
  • IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of High Tunnel and Greenhouse Vegetable Crops In Kentucky ID-235
  • Oedema PPFS-OR-H-05
  • Phytophthora Root Rot Control in Greenhouse Ornamentals PPFS-GH-05
  • Poinsettia Diseases in Greenhouses PPFS-GH-06
  • Pythium Root Rot in Tobacco Float Systems PPFS-AG-T-01
  • Root-knot Nematode in Commercial & Residential Crops PPFS-GEN-10
  • Target Spot and Rhizoctonia Damping-Off Mangement in the Float System PPFS-AG-T-02

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Ornamental Crops

HERBACEOUS ORNAMENTALS

Management & Production Guides

  • Diagnosis of Ornamentals in the Landscape PPFS-GEN-15
  • Fungicides for Management of Diseases in Commercial Greenhouse Ornamentals PPFS-GH-03
  • Greenhouse Sanitation PPFS-GH-04
  • Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07
  • Houseplant Insect Control ENTFACT-406
  • Landscape Sanitation PPFS-GEN-04
  • Managing Diseases of Herbaceous Ornamentals PPFS-OR-H-01
  • Managing the Greenhouse Environment to Control Plant Diseases PPFS-GH-01
  • Relative Effectiveness of Various Chemicals for Disease Control of Ornamental Plants PPFS-GEN-13
  • Training Manual for Ornamental and Turf Pest Control PAT 1-3

  

Herbaceous Ornamental Diseases & Disorders

  • Black Root Rot of Ornamentals PPFS-OR-W-03
  • Damping-off of Vegetables and Herbaceous Ornamentals PPFS-GEN-03
  • Garden Mum Production: Diseases and Nutritional Disorders (1.8 MB) PPFS-OR-H-10
  • Oedema PPFS-OR-H-05
  • Phytophthora Root Rot in Greenhouse Ornamentals PPFS-GH-05
  • Poinsettia Diseases in Greenhouses PPFS-GH-06
  • Root-knot Nematode in Commercial & Residential Crops PPFS-GEN-10
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode Analysis Form for the Nursery Trade pdf
  • Slime Mold, Lichens, & Sooty Mold Problems on Plants PPFS-GH-06
  • "Wet Feet" of Ornamentals PPFS-OR-W-04

WOODY ORNAMENTALS

Management & Production Guides

  • Diagnosis of Ornamentals in the Landscape PPFS-GEN-15
  • Flowering Crabapple ID-68
  • Fungicides for Management of Landscape Woody Ornamental Diseases PPFS-OR-W-14
  • Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07
  • Improving the Productivity of Landscapes with Little or No Topsoil AGR-203
  • IPM for Select Deciduous Trees in Southeastern US Nursery Production book chs
  • IPM for Shrubs in Southeastern US Nursery Production: Vol I book chs
  • Landscape Sanitation PPFS-GEN-04
  • Making an Informed Decision on What to Plant (After Your Ash Has Died) ID-241
  • Planting Balled and Burlapped Trees and Shrubs in Your Landscape HO-91
  • Principles of Home Landscape Fertilization ID-72
  • Relative Effectiveness of Various Chemicals for Disease Control of Ornamental Plants PPFS-GEN-13
  • Roses ID-118
  • Training Manual for Ornamental and Turf Pest Control PAT 1-3
  • Woody Plant Disease Management Guide for Nurseries and Landscapes ID-88

  

Woody Ornamental Diseases & Disorders

  • Anthracnose of Shade Trees PPFS-OR-W-23
  • Bacterial Leaf Scorch PPFS-OR-W-12
  • Black Root Rot of Ornamentals PPFS-OR-W-03
  • Black Spot of Rose PPFS-OR-W-10
  • Boxwood Blight PPFS-OR-W-20
  • Diplodia Tip Blight of Pine (1.2 MB) PPFS-OR-W-21
  • Diplodia Tip Blight: The Role of Shearing in Disease Management (3 MB) PDF
  • Dogwood Diseases (1.2 MB) PPFS-OR-W-06
  • Dothistroma Needle Blight of Pine PPFS-OR-W-25
  • How Dry Seasons Affect Landscape Plants (6 MB) ID-89
  • Iron Deficiency of Woody Plants ID-84
  • Leaf Scorch and Winter Drying of Woody Plants PPFS-OR-W-17
  • Needle Cast Diseases of Conifers ID-85
  • Rose Rosette Disease PPFS-OR-W-16
  • Shoestring Root Rot - A Cause of Tree and Shrub Decline PPFS-OR-W-05
  • Slime Mold, Lichens, & Sooty Mold Problems on Plants PPFS-GEN-06
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode: a Potential Problem for Nurseries ID-110
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode Analysis Form for the Nursery Trade pdf
  • Spruce Diseases in Kentucky PPFS-OR-W-24
  • Stress & Decline in Woody Plants (9 MB) ID-50
  • Thousand Cankers Disease in Walnut, sample submission protocol PPFS-OR-W-15
  • Topping Is Hazardous to Your Tree's Health ID-55
  • Transplant Shock: Disease or Cultural Problem? (1.7 MB) PPFS-OR-W-19
  • Tree Wounds—Invitations to Wood Decay Fungi (3 MB) PPFS-OR-W-01
  • Twig Blights of Juniper PPFS-OR-W-11
  • Verticillium Wilt of Woody Plants PPFS-OR-W-18
  • "Wet Feet" of Ornamentals PPFS-OR-W-04
  • What's Wrong With My Taxus? ID-52
  • When White Pines Turn Brown (1 MB) PPFS-OR-W-22

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TURFGRASS

Management & Production Guides

  • Calendar for Diseases of Cool-season Grasses in Kentucky PPFS-OR-T-07
  • Chemical Control of Turfgrass Diseases PPA-1
  • Considering the Environment in the Maintenance of Your Kentucky Lawn: A Season by Season Approach (9 MB) ID-222 
  • Disease Management in the Home Lawn (1 MB) PPFS-OR-T-11
  • Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07
  • Principles of Home Landscape Fertilization ID-72
  • Reducing the Risk of Resistance to Fungicides Used to Control Diseases of Turfgrasses PPFS-OR-T-02
  • Training Manual for Ornamental and Turf Pest Control PAT 1-3

  

Turfgrass Diseases & Disorders


Vegetable Crops

Management & Production Guides

  • Greenhouse Sanitation PPFS-GH-04
  • Home Vegetable Disease Management, Part 1: Overview of the Integrated Pest Management Pyramid video
  • Home Vegetable Disease Management, Part 2: Sustainable Solanaceous Disease Management video
  • Home Vegetable Disease Management, Part 3: Sustainable Cucurbit Disease Management video
  • Home Vegetable Disease Management, Part 4: Sustainable Legume Disease Management video
  • Home Vegetable Disease Management, Part 5: Sustainable Leafy Green Disease Management video
  • Home Vegetable Gardening ID-128
  • Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07
  • Integrated Crop Management for Kentucky Cabbage IPM-11
  • Integrated Pest Management Grower Manual - Peppper (Kentucky) IPM-13
  • Integrated Pest Management Grower Manual - Pumpkin (Kentucky) IPM-12
  • Integrated Pest Management Scout Manual - Sweet Corn (Kentucky) IPM-10
  • IPM Scouting Guide for Common Pests of Solanaceous Crops in Kentucky (2 MB) ID-172
  • IPM Scouting Guide for Common Pests of Sweet Corn in Kentucky (1 MB) ID-184
  • IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Cole Crops in Kentucky (5.3 MB) ID-216
  • IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Cucurbit Crops in Kentucky (1.8 MB) ID-91
  • IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of High Tunnel and Greenhouse Vegetable Crops In Kentucky ID-235
  • IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Legume Vegetables in Kentucky (6.2 MB) ID-227
  • Sustainable Disease Management of Cole Crops in the Home Garden PPFS-VG-23
  • Sustainable Disease Management of Cucurbit Crops in the Home Garden PPFS-VG-19
  • Sustainable Disease Management of Leafy Green Crops in the Home Garden PPFS-VG-20
  • Sustainable Disease Management of Legume Vegetable Crops in the Home Garden PPFS-VG-22
  • Sustainable Disease Management of Solanaceous Crops in the Home Garden PPFS-VG-21
  • Sweetpotato Production for Kentucky ID-195
  • Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers ID-36

  

Vegetable Diseases

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General Diseases/Topics 

  • Crown Gall PPFS-GEN-01
  • Damping-off of Vegetables and Herbaceous Ornamentals PPFS-GEN-03
  • Fruit, Orchard, and Vineyard Sanitation PPFS-GEN-05
  • Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07
  • Landscape Sanitation PPFS-GEN-04
  • Mushrooms: Don't Eat Those Wild Mushrooms ...unless you know what you are doing! (1 MB) PPFS-GEN-14
  • Powdery Mildew PPFS-GEN-02
  • Relative Effectiveness of Various Chemicals for Disease Control of Ornamental Plants PPFS-GEN-13
  • Root-knot Nematode in Commercial & Residential Crops PPFS-GEN-10
  • Simplified Fungicide Guide for Backyard Fruit PPFS-GEN-08
  • Slime Mold, Lichens, & Sooty Mold Problems on Plants PPFS-GEN-06

Disease Diagnostics

  • Diagnosis of "No Disease" PPFS-GEN-11
  • Diagnosis of Ornamentals in the Landscape PPFS-GEN-15
  • Fundamental Principles of Plant Pathology for Agricultural Producers PPA-41
  • KY Master Gardener Manual (chapters related to disease diagnosis)
               - Plant Diseases (Chapter 6) PPA-46
               - Appendix to Chapter 6 MG-ch6-Appendix 
               - Diagnosing Plant Problems (Chapter 7) ID-194          
  • Submitting Plant Specimens for Disease Diagnosis (2 MB) PPFS-GEN-09

Miscellaneous

  • Assessing Foliar Diseases of Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat —Principles and Practices PPFS-MISC-06
  • Genetically Engineered Crops--Emerging Opportunities PPA-47
  • Genetically Engineered Crops--A Review of Concerns and Benefits PPFS-MISC-07
  • Real-Time PCR Detection of Xylella fastidiosa is Independent of Sample Storage Time and Temperature PPFS-MISC-04
  • Scientific Consensus on Global Warming ID-191
  • Some Principles of Fungicide Resistance PPFS-MISC-02
  • Understanding Pesticide Labels and Labeling ID-100

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