Basil downy mildew outbreaks in North Carolina

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 »

2014 Field Day at the Mountain Research Station

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 »

Tomato late blight confirmed in Western North Carolina

Tomato late blight, caused by the oomycete Phytophthora infestans, was confirmed today (July 11, 2014) in a tomato sample from Henderson County, North Carolina and confirmed by the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic and the Quesada Lab at NCSU.   Late blight MORE »

Potato late blight outbreak in Eastern North Carolina

Potato late blight, caused by the oomycete Phytophthora infestans, was reported yesterday (June 19, 2014) in a potato sample from Carteret County, North Carolina and confirmed by the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic and the Quesada Lab at MORE »

Keep gummy stem blight out of your watermelons

In the past couple of weeks we have seen a few watermelon seedlings affected with gummy stem blight.  Growers are advised to scout their watermelons seedlings to make sure they are not presenting gummy stem MORE »

What to expect for vegetable diseases in 2014 popular

The Vegetable Pathology lab at NCSU works in collaboration with the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic to diagnose vegetable diseases and provide disease management recommendations.  We have compiled a report to provide our stakeholders with information of MORE »

Vegetable disease diagnostics report

The Vegetable Pathology lab at NCSU has been working in collaboration with the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic to diagnose vegetable diseases.  We have compiled a report to provide our stakeholders with information of MORE »