Bacterial spot is one of the most detrimental diseases of tomato and is especially severe in the southeast United States when weather conditions (high temperature, high humidity, and rain) become conducive for disease development. This new 8-page publication of the UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department presents updated information about the causal pathogen and management of bacterial spot on tomato in Florida. Written by Amanda Strayer-Scherer, Ying-Yu Liao, Peter Abrahamian, Sujan Timilsina, Mathews Paret, Tim Momol, Jeff Jones, and Gary Vallad.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) as applied to vegetable diseases means using all the tactics available to the grower (cultural, biological, host-plant resistance, field scouting, chemical) that provide acceptable yield and quality at the least cost and are compatible with the tenets of environmental stewardship. This 6-page fact sheet was written by Mathews Paret, Nick Dufault, Tim Momol, Jim Marois, and Steve Olson, and published by the UF Department of Plant Pathology, August 2012.
This updated 13-page fact sheet from the 2011 Florida Plant Disease Management Guide highlights several common diseases affecting apples in Florida and includes short list of fungicides approved for disease management of apple in Florida. Written by Mathews L. Paret, Tim Momol, Laura Ritchie, and Hank Dankers, and published by the UF Department of Plant Pathology, July 2011. (photo courtesy of Clemson University – USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood.org)
Revised! PP200, an 8-page illustrated fact sheet by Gary Vallad, Ken Pernezny, and Tim Momol, describes several diseases most likely to appear on garden tomatoes in Florida, providing information for identification and management for each. Published by the UF Department of Plant Pathology, February 2009.
Revised! PPP-6, a 108-page publication by Ken Pernezny, Amanda Gevens, Tim Momol, Aaron Palmateer, Natalia Peres, Richard Raid, Pam Roberts, Gary Vallad, and Shousan Zhang, is a guide to lawful use of sprayable chemicals intended for control of plant diseases affecting vegetables grown in Florida. Published by the UF Department of Plant Pathology, September 2008.