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And just like that, the summer is over! After three months of planting, spraying, inoculating, evaluating, and harvesting tomatoes, cucurbits, and peppers, our field season is coming to an end. It’s been a lot of work, and it’s been fun, … Continue reading

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The season begins

Warm weather and longer days mark the beginning of the field season for the Meadow’s lab. We have tomato and pepper transplants in the greenhouse waiting to be transplanted into the field over the next several weeks. Our field research … Continue reading

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2020 Phytophthora Project Results

2020 was the final year of a three-year project evaluating annual and herbaceous perennial landscape plants for resistance or tolerance to Phytophthora root or crown rot. Due to the impracticality of existing management options, as well as a lack of … Continue reading

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2019 Phytophthora Project Results

Results are in from our 2019 study of Phytophthora on herbaceous ornamentals. See project details below for a full summary including detailed results. Summary results — Printable PDF  Project Summary: Several popular bedding plants are susceptible to Phytophthora root and … Continue reading

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Second year: Phytophthora on Herbaceous Ornamentals

We are on the second year of evaluating herbaceous ornamental plants for resistance or tolerance to Phythophthora root rot, crown rot, and foliar blight. We are repeating our study from 2018: A sustainable approach to Phytophthora-infested landscape beds and re-evaluating … Continue reading

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