Browsing Plant Disease, 1997 - present by Author "Nelson, Scot"

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  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2008-11)
    This ubiquitous disease reduces avocado fruit shelf life and negatively affects fruit quality, taste, and marketability. Symptoms, pathogen biology, and integrated disease management techniques are discussed; some of the ...
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2009-01)
    Symptoms and management of Dickeya chrysanthemi, a potentially serious problem for various ornamental foliage plants in Hawaii, are discussed.
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2009-01)
    A relatively recently described disease of Caryota palm species is illustrated, and its managment is discussed.
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2011-09)
    This article discusses bacterial leaf blight of panax in Hawai‘i, the pathogen and hosts, the disease cycle and epidemiology, and integrated management practices.
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2011-08)
    This publication describes a bacterial leaf spot disease of hibiscus caused by Pseudomonas cichorii that commonly occurs in wet Hawaiian landscapes. It describes the pathogen, the disease symptoms, and factors contributing ...
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2008-09)
    This disease, also known as black Sigatoka, caused by the fungus Mycosphaerella fijiensis, is the most important disease of banana worldwide. The publication discusses its life cycle and epidemiology, illustrates its ...
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2008-10)
    Experimental plantings of blueberry at high elevations on Hawaii were struck by a rust fungus, Naohidemyces vaccinii, which caused great damage in 2007 despite fungicide applications. The disease cycle, symptoms, and ...
  • Patnude, Eric; Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2012-04)
    This publication describes boron deficiency, one of the most common palm deficiencies in Hawai‘i. A deficiency in boron limits and distorts the foliar growth of many palm species. This paper describes the typical symptoms ...
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2012-07)
    This article illustrates the importance of boron in papaya development, symptoms of deficiency and management of crops.
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2008-11)
    This fungal disease can affect young leaves and fruits of certain citrus species or varieties when the tissues grow and expand during extended periods of rainy or humid weather conditions. Symptoms on grapefruit, sweet ...
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2008-11)
    Citrus can be grown in Hawaii but due to various insects and plant diseases limiting production, the majority of citrus fruits consumed here are imported. This disease seriously affects marketability of Hawaii-grown citrus, ...
  • Serracin, Mario; Shmitt, Don; Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 1999-03)
    Assaying, preventing, and controlling this economically significant disease of coffee are discussed.
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2008-09)
    Symptoms, signs, and development of these fungi in turf and natural areas of Hawaii are described; control options including fungicides are mentioned.
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2008-11)
    When coffee is grown without shade, as it is in Hawaii, weed management in the understory can be a problem. Careful use of systemic herbicides such as glyphosate is required. Symptoms of herbicide damage are illustrated.
  • Nelson, Scot; Friday, JB (University of Hawaii, 2009-01)
    This publication discusses the korthal mistletoes, which are functional components of natural ecosystems in Hawaii, as parasitic seed plants capable of inducing disease in their woody hosts, including many native species.
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2005-07)
    Problems with kava production in Hawaii include kava dieback viral disease, Pythium root rot, root-knot nematode, Phoma shot hole, melon aphids, node rot, weeds, and various other pests are described. Recommended IPM and ...
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2008-10)
    Avoiding and combatting this fungal pest of sweetpotato, an important food and export crop in Hawaii, is emphasized.
  • Nelson, Scot (University of Hawaii, 2009-02)
    Numerous problems can beset landscape plantings. Mismatching of plants and growing conditions, lack of attention to irrigation, installation of poorly grown and planted materials, and other avoidable situations are described.
  • Nelson, Scot; Brewbaker, James; Hu, John (University of Hawaii, 2011-12)
    This publication describe maize chlorotic mottle, the pathogen, vectors and virus transmission, and the disease epidemiology and symptoms. It suggests integrated practices for successful management of maize cholorotic ...
  • Nelson, Scot; Schmitt, Donald; Smith, Virginia Easton (University of Hawaii, 2002-10)
    This publication combines handout materials developed for workshops for coffee growers.

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