Citrus is the most popular fruit tree grown commercially and in home backyards in Louisiana.
Description, causes and treatment of fire blight on ornamental pears and other fruit trees.
Disease control of bitter rot, blotch, rust and fire blight.
Disease control of boytris, leaf spot, cane spot, rust, phytophthora, root rot, anthracnose, alternaria leaf spot and blotch.
Disease control of mummy berry, fruit rots, leaf spots, bacterial canker, phytophthora and root rot.
Disease control of melanose, scab, sooty mold, green mold, blue mold and sour rot.
Disease control of anthracnose, black rot and Pierce's disease.
Disease control of rusts, powdery mildew and fireblight.
Disease control of bacterial spot, black knot, brown rot, crown gall, peach leaf curl, phony peach, rhizopus rot, root rot, rust and scab.
Disease control of early leaf spot, fireblight, late leaf spot and quince rust.
Disease control of crown rot, gray mold, leaf blight, leaf scorch, leaf spot (rust), powdery mildew, root knot nematodes and summer dwarf or bud nematode.
Commercial and Home Uses. Spray schedule for grapes, blueberries and brambles (blackberries, etc.).
Commercial Use. Control of aphids, strawberry weevils, strawberry leaf rollers, armyworms, flea beetles, lygus bugs, leafhoppers, tarnished plant bugs, snails, slugs, two-spotted mites, spittle bugs, mole crickets and fire ants.
Choanephora flower and fruit rot is a common fungal disease of many vegetable crops in Louisiana. Cultural practices are used to manage the disease.
Proper identification is the key to successful disease management. This fact sheet is intended to aid in distinguishing among three common foliar diseases of watermelon. (PDF Format Only)
In the United States, citrus greening was positively identified first in south Florida in 2005. It appeared for the first time in Louisiana during 2008 in the Algiers neighborhood of New Orleans. Since that time, however, no new Louisiana cases were reported until recently. During March 2014, the disease was again confirmed from several citrus varieties at multiple properties in the Gentilly area of New Orleans. (PDF Format Only)
Identification of citrus greening and the Asian citrus psyllid. (PDF format only)
Citrus greening is one of the most serious citrus diseases, and a pest responsible for spreading it has now been found in Louisiana. Information on what to look for and where to look, what plants are preferred by the disease and where to report suspected disease symptoms or insect sightings is included. (PDF format only)