Guess The Pest! Weeks 15 & 16 Answers: Phytophtora and Corn Earworm

David Owens, Extension Entomologist,   Congratulations to Chris Cawley for accurately identifying both Phytophthora and corn earworm in the last two weeks’ GTP. Scattered earworm have been reported in soybeans in low and isolated, well below threshold numbers. First… Continue Reading

Phytophthora Fruit and Crown Rot

Kate Everts, Vegetable Pathologist, University of Delaware and University of Maryland; Heavy local rains across Delmarva have heightened concerns about Phytophthora fruit and crown rot of many vegetables. Phytophthora is a notoriously difficult disease to manage. Cultural practices to… Continue Reading

Orondis, A New Fungicide from Syngenta

Andy Wyenandt, Specialist in Vegetable Pathology, Rutgers University; Syngenta Crop Protection released Orondis, a new fungicide with a new mode-of-action for use in vegetable production this past winter. Because of its registration date, Orondis was not included the 2016… Continue Reading