Tomato Disorder: Physiological Fruit Problems

Karen Delahaut, Walt Stevenson Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3798 Environmental factors can affect the look—and sometimes the flavor—of developing tomato fruits. Because these problems are not caused by disease organisms, there are no pesticide recommendations for prevention or management. This 4-page publication briefly covers blossom end rot, blotchy ripening, catfacing, growth cracks, puffiness, and sunscald. […]

Potato Disorders: Common Scab and Powdery Scab

Karen Delahaut and Walt Stevenson Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3833 Two distinctly separate diseases commonly known as scab can infect potatoes, significantly reducing tuber appearance and quality. This fact sheet helps distinguish between the two diseases and outlines management strategies for each. Download Article

Handbook of Pea Diseases

D.J. Hagedorn Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A1167 This guide provides essential scientific information and meaningful visual guidance regarding the most common diseases of pea, Pisum sativum L., especially those of canning and freezing peas.   Download Article

Corn Disorders: Smut and Rust

Karen Delahaut, Walt Stevenson Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3800 Common smut is caused by the fungus Ustilago maydis and is the most widespread disease of sweet corn, occurring everywhere that corn is grown. Learn about the signs and symptoms of this disorder, as well as ways that it can be controlled, by reading this fact […]

Cole Crops Disorder: Clubroot

Karen Delahaut, Walt Stevenson Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A1128 Clubroot is an old and serious disease of cole crops, including Brussel sprouts, cabbage, Chinese cabbage, and turnips. Broccoli, cauliflower, kale, kohlrabi, rutabagas, and radishes are susceptible as well. Use this fact sheet to find out about this persistent disease and how to effectively control it […]

Cole Crops Disorder: Blackleg

Karen Delahaut, Walt Stevenson Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3802 Once a very destructive disease, blackleg of cole crops has become less important with the introduction of effective control measures. The fungus affects most cole crops, especially cabbage, Brussels sprouts, kohlrabi, radish, rutabaga, and white mustard. Black mustard, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, turnip, and wild radish are […]

Home-Grown Tomatoes for Wisconsin

H.C. Harrison Revised:  10/20/2011 Item number:  A1691 Tomatoes are one of the most nutritionally rich of all vegetables and grown easily in the home garden. Here’s how to get started and care for your tomatoes from growth to harvest (6 pages). Click on links to read publication. Download Article

Fall Vegetables

Emerging Agricultural Markets Team Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3900-04 Many fall vegetables have unique flavors, and under proper storage conditions, some types of fall vegetables can last for months. This pamphlet offers tasty recipes and helpful tips for buying, storing, and cooking beets, Brussels sprouts, and winter squash (4 pages). Download Article

Spring Vegetables

Emerging Agricultural Markets Team Revised:  8/6/2012 Item number:  A3900-01 The sight of spring vegetables at the farmers’ market means growing season has returned to Wisconsin. This pamphlet offers tasty recipes and helpful tips for buying, storing, and cooking asparagus, peas, and spinach (4 pages). Download Article

Growing Tomatoes, Peppers, and Eggplants in Wisconsin

K.A. Delahaut, A.C. Newenhouse Revised:  10/10/2011 Item number:  A3687 This publication is packed with practical information for organic and conventional growers, and it’s tailored to Wisconsin’s growing conditions (24 pages).     Download Article

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