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Solitary Ground Bees Not a Threat

This time each year many homeowners notice small dirt mounds in their yard, at parks, or recreational fields created …

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SmartFresh℠ (1-methylcyclopropene, MCP) is a relatively new tool for postharvest management of apples. In 2002, …

Phomopsis leaf blight leaf

Phomopsis Leaf Blight of Strawberry

This factsheet covers Phomopsis leaf blight, a fungus that causes lesions and defoliation in strawberries.

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Leather Rot of Strawberry

Leather rot, though occurring rarely in North Carolina, can cause substantial losses of fruit yield. …

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Leaf Scorch of Strawberry

This factsheet covers leaf scorch, a fungus that weakens strawberry leaves and plants.

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Gray Mold / Crown Rot of Strawberry

This factsheet describes the signs and symptoms, as well as control, of Botrytis crown rot …

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Common Leafspot of Strawberry

Common leaf spot of strawberries is described.

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Black Root Rot of Strawberry

Black root rot is caused by a complex of pathogens. These pathogens cause damage to …

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Anthracnose Crown Rot of Strawberry

Anthracnose crown rot is caused by the pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. This disease can cause significant …

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