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Pest Report – August 11, 2015

Late blight symptoms on tomato leaves Late Blight Alert – August 11, 2015 My vigilance increases as late blight reports get closer. Late blight has been found on tomatoes in Maine. Two new reports north and west of Bangor, and rainy weather coming, means my vigilance is at a high level. I have been scouting

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Pest Report – July 20, 2015

In this issue: Tomato Leaf Diseases Squash Bug Powdery Mildew of Cucurbits Septoria leaf spot Early blight Late blight SUMMER TOMATO PROBLEMS Some farmers and gardeners like to use the same ground year after year for their tomatoes. Often this works, but often it doesn’t – most commonly because of a few tomato diseases that

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Pest Report – June 25, 2015

In this issue: Potato Leafhopper Imported Cabbage and Other “Worms” Colorado Potato Beetle Garlic Bulb (Bloat) Nematode Squash Vine Borer Leafhopper nymph Leafhopper hopperburn on potato leaves POTATO LEAFHOPPERS I have received no reports yet, nor seen them in Maine or New Hampshire, but be on the look out for the potato leafhopper (PLH). It

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Pest Report – June 3, 2015

In this issue: Basil Downy Mildew Seedcorn Maggot Asparagus Beetle Flea Beetles in Brassicas Basil downy mildew Basil downy mildew on the underside of a basil leaf BASIL DOWNY MILDEW It is very early in the season to be mentioning this problem, but once again long distance marketing from large corporations has created an issue.

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