Diseases of Ornamental Plants: End of Season Notes

Gould, Ann B.
November 2009
Plant & Pest Advisory: Landscape, Nursery & Turf;11/12/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p1
The article discusses the common diseases of ornamental plants in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Evident on the area is leaf spot on shrubs, quince rust on rosaceous, and spot anthracnose of dogwood. They are considered as springtime diseases as the fungi that cause them are active during cool, moist weather. Symptoms of bacterial leaf scorch on susceptible pin and red oaks are also found.


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