Category: Diseases


How Natural Parasite Cleansing Will Benefit You – 2021 Guide

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Parasites can have numerous negative effects on and in the human body. From digestive discomforts to unintentional weight loss, pain, irritation, and low immunity, parasitic infections …


Defending Disease – 2021 Guide

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Black rot and blackleg can devastate cruciferous vegetables Cruciferous vegetables—including broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, and kale excel in nutrition and versatility. Due to their …


Fire Blight: Still an Orchard’s Enemy in 2021

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Fire blight is near the top of the list of diseases for apples, crabapple, pears, and quince orchards, as it has the potential to cause serious …


Manage the Cane Diseases of Brambles in 2021

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As celebrity chefs dazzle with their creations, and foodies extol the nutritional superiority of berries, consumer demand continues to soar. The brambles – including blackberries, boysenberries, …

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How to Successfully Grow Seedless Watermelon

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Seedless watermelon growth requires much more management and attention to detail, than the growing and production of regular seeded watermelons. Some extra steps are necessary to …


Verticillium Wilt of Tomato is the Pest of the Month

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Despite the name Verticillium wilt tomato, the first symptoms of this pest on a tomato are the characteristic V-shaped lesions on the lower leaflets or leaves. …


Choose Tomatoes that are the most Disease-Resistance

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Disease resistant tomatoes are what everyone hopes for when planting tis delicious vegetable. Selecting the best tomato cultivars takes more than choosing the best shape, color, …


Put Those Potatoes To Bed

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Narrow seed rows for greater yield Boosting yields by crowding plants together in high populations has been effective in crops from cotton to apples, and some …


Organic peanuts are on the rise

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Southwestern peanut farmers have mastered the art of growing peanuts organically. Of the 11,940 acres certified for organic peanut production in 2005 (the most recent data …


A Passion For Apples

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“Our regret is that we had not started this business a whole lot earlier in life,” Dorie said. “We moved here from Florida, wanting to start …


Citrus Greening

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It’s the mother lode of all citrus diseases,” said Dr. MaryLou Polek, vice president of science and technology for the Citrus Research Board, California Department of …


Sweet Corn is King at New York Farm Market

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Fans of sweet corn flock to the Fall Creek Farm Market in Freeville, N.Y., as soon as the first early-season varieties are snapped off the stalks …


Pride in Excellence

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A history of growth at Wada Farms History is important to understanding the growth of any company. For Wada Farms ( in Idaho Falls, Idaho, history …


Fertilizing Organic Crops

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The foundation of organic production is building and maintaining soil health. With few exceptions, the inputs applied for fertility and for pest, disease and weed control …