The NC Plant Disease and Insect Clinic diagnoses plant problems for farmers, growers, landscapers, homeowners, and gardeners. In consultation with expert faculty, we recommend ways to control diseases and pests.
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Written by Andrew Scruggs and Dr. Lina Quesada-Ocampo Recently, several samples of sweetpotato black rot have been submitted to the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic at NC State University. Black rot of sweetpotato has historically MORE »
On September 18th growers, packers, researchers, extension agents, and industry representatives all came together to observe and learn about the latest advancements in sweetpotato research here in North Carolina. The annual event took place MORE »
North Carolina State University and Cooperative Extension From Steve Koenning, Soybean Pathology Specialist SOYBEAN DISEASE UPDATE: Physiological Scorch – Is it SDS, Stem Canker, Black Root Rot (CBR), Brown MORE »
Several basil growers, homeowners, and garden centers have reported outbreaks of basil downy mildew to the Vegetable Pathology Lab at NCSU. Over 100 outbreaks across the United States (US) have been reported to MORE »
As part of a program directed by the NCSU Office of Admissions and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, eight graduate students from the Department of Plant Pathology held a hands-on workshop on MORE »
Growers, researchers, county agents, and representatives from agriculture-related companies came together on Thursday, July 10th to attend the annual field day at the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville, North Carolina. Participants were given MORE »
19 March 2014 — The mummy berry fungus is emerging this week in blueberry fields in the coastal plain of North Carolina. Control measures should be applied now in fields that have a MORE »– from Blueberries