Search results for: “homeowners guide to pests of peaches plums and pecans”

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    The Phytophthora pathogen lives as a parasite in a variety of plant hosts and can cause stem, crown, and root rots. This publication explains the causes, symptoms, environmental factors, and...
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    This publication helps both small and large spinach growers manage and prevent the fungal disease Anthracnose. (2 pages)...
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    Southern rust of corn generally appears on the lower foliage, spreading to the upper surface of leaves. Conditions such as hot temperatures and frequent rain can allow this disease to...
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    Severe outbreaks of a debilitating viral disease occurred in multiple okra fields in the Texas Lower Rio Grande Valley area during the fall 2018 and spring/summer 2020 seasons. The primary...
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    Ponds are nutrient sinks-a place where incoming nutrients from the watershed accumulate over time. This makes ponds the perfect place for aquatic vegetation to grow, often negatively impacting evaporation rates,...
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    House rats and mice eat and contaminate human and animal food, and they damage and destroy property. This leaflet explains how to identify rats and mice by their droppings, runways,...
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    Some wildlife diseases can be transmitted to humans. This leaflet explains the causes and symptoms of rabies, giardiasis, bubonic plague, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease, tularemia, leptospirosis, and histoplasmosis....
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    This publication explains how people can prepare for a terrorist attack that uses anthrax. It discusses the reasons anthrax might be used in a bioterrorist attack and lists symptoms of...
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    Abstract: Diverse cucurbit vegetables (e.g., watermelon, squash, pumpkins, cucumbers, and melon) are produced across all growing regions of Texas. However, diseases caused by viruses can be major limiting factors to...
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    Rootknot disease, caused by nematodes in the Meloidogyne genus, causes symptoms like wilting, stunting, and reduced yield. Tomatoes are one of the crops impacted by this disease. This publication discusses...