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Nuts


Nut Tree Growing in Kentucky ID-77

Small Fruit


Management & Production Guides (Commercial)

Commercial Fruit Pest Management Guide (1.5 MB) ID-232

Commercial Grape Fungicide Schedule Worksheet and Sample Spray Guides PPFS-FR-S-20

Commercial Strawberry Fungicide Schedule Worksheet & Sample Spray Guide PPFS-FR-S-26

Effectiveness of Grape Fungicides PPFS-FR-S-18

Effectiveness of Strawberry Fungicides PPFS-FR-S-15

Fruit, Orchard, and Vineyard Sanitation PPFS-GEN-05

Midwest Blueberry Production Guide (2.6 MB) ID-210

Midwest Grape Production Guide (5 MB) pdf

Midwest Small Fruit Pest Management Handbook (20 MB) pdf

Midwest Strawberry Production Guide (10.4 MB) pdf

Prediction Models for Plant Diseases of Fruit in Kentucky Counties (1.5 MB) PPFS-FR-T-07

Sample Fungicide Spray Schedule for Commercial Blueberry PPFS-FR-S-21

Sample Fungicide Spray Schedule for Commercial Bramble PPFS-FR-S-22

Management & Production Guides (Residential)

Backyard Berry Disease, Pest, and Cultural Practices Calendar PPFS-FR-S-25

Backyard Grape Disease, Pest, and Cultural Practices Calendar PPFS-FR-S-24

Disease and Insect Control Program for Home Grown Fruit in Kentucky including Organic Alternatives ID-21

Home Fruit Disease Management: Berries video

Home Fruit Disease Management: Grapes video

Home Fruit Variety Recommendations HortFact-3003

Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07

Midwest Home Fruit Production Guide (5.7 MB) pdf

Simplified Backyard Grape Spray Guide PPFS-FR-S-23

Simplified Fungicide Guide for Backyard Fruit PPFS-GEN-08

Blueberry Diseases

Blueberry Diseases PPFS-FR-S-10

Blueberry Root Rot PPFS-FR-S-19

Bramble (blackberry, raspberry) Diseases

Blackberry Rosette (Double Blossom) PPFS-FR-S-03

Cane Diseases of Brambles PPFS-FR-S-17

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Brambles in Kentucky ID-251

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Brambles mobile website

Orange Rust of Brambles PPFS-FR-S-06

Phytophthora Root Rot of Brambles PPFS-FR-S-07

Poor Fruit Set in Brambles PPFS-FR-S-09

Raspberry Fruit Rots PPFS-FR-S-04

Grape Diseases

Black Rot of Grape PPFS-FR-S-16

Crown Gall PPFS-GEN-01

Crown Gall of Grape Video

Downy Mildew of Grape PPFS-FR-S-13 

Downy Mildew of Grape Video

Fruit Rots of Grape PPFS-FR-S-14

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Grape in Kentucky ID-254

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Grape in Kentucky mobile website

Phomopsis Cane and Leaf Spot and Eutypa Dieback Diseases of Grape PPFS-FR-S-01

Powdery Mildew of Grape Video

Strawberry Diseases

Anthracnose of Strawberry PPFS-FR-S-05

Fruit Rots of Strawberry PPFS-FR-S-08

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Strawberry in Kentucky (10 MB) ID-238

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Strawberry mobile website

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Tree Fruit


Management & Production Guides (Commercial)

Apple Production: Best Management Practices ID-137

Commercial Apple Fungicide Schedule Worksheet PPFS-FR-T-19

Commercial Fruit Pest Management Guide (1.5 MB) ID-232

Commercial Peach/Stone Fruit Spray Schedule Worksheet & Sample Spray Guide PPFS-FR-T-23

Cultural Calendar for Commercial Apple Production PPFS-FR-T-25

Cultural Calendar for Commercial Peach Production PPFS-FR-T-26

Effectiveness of Apple Disease Management Fungicides PPFS-FR-T-15

Effectiveness of Stone Fruit Disease Management Fungicides PPFS-FR-T-14

Fruit, Orchard, and Vineyard Sanitation PPFS-GEN-05

Midwest Tree Fruit Pest Management Handbook ID-93

Front cover, Introduction (18 pp)  Intro

Apples & Pears (29 pp) Chapter 1

Stone Fruits (13 pp) Chapter 2

Weed Management (7 pp) Chapter 3

Wildlife Management (2 pp) Chapter 4

Pesticide Management (8 pp) Chapter 5

Orchard Pesticides (13 pp) Chapter 6

General Orchard Management (13 pp) Chapter 7

Appendices (4 pp) Appendices

Prediction Models for Plant Diseases of Fruit in Kentucky Counties (1.5 MB) PPFS-FR-T-07

Profile of Commercial Apple Production in Kentucky 2017 (17 MB) link

Rootstocks for Kentucky Fruit Trees HO-82

An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Peach in Kentucky ID-260

Management & Production Guides (Residential)

Backyard Apple & Pear Disease, Pest, and Cultural Practices Calendar PPFS-FR-T-21

Backyard Peach & Stone Fruit Disease, Pest, and Cultural Practices Calendar PPFS-FR-T-22

Bagging Apples: Alternative Pest Managnement for Hobbyists ENTFACT-218

Disease and Insect Control Program for Homegrown Fruit in Kentucky including Organic Alternatives ID-21

Fruit, Orchard, and Vineyard Sanitation PPFS-GEN-05

Home Fruit Disease Management: Apple & Pear video

Home Fruit Disease Management: Peach video

Home Fruit Variety Recommendations HortFact-3003

Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07

Kentucky Backyard Apple Integrated Pest Management Manual IPM-9

Midwest Home Fruit Production Guide (5.7 MB) pdf

Rootstocks for Kentucky Fruit Trees HO-82

Simplified Backyard Apple & Pear Spray Guides PPFS-FR-T-18

Simplified Backyard Peach and Stone Fruit Spray Guide PPFS-FR-T-20

Simplified Fungicide Guide for Backyard Fruit PPFS-GEN-08

Apple & Pear Diseases

Apple Scab PPFS-FR-T-13

Bitter Rot of Apple PPFS-FR-T-24

Crown Gall PPFS-GEN-01

Fire Blight PPFS-FR-T-12

Fire Blight of Apple Video

Frogeye Leaf Spot, Black Rot, and Canker of Apple PPFS-FR-T-03

Fruit Diseases of Apple PPFS-FR-T-02

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Apple (2.6 MB) ID-219

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Apple mobile website

Rust of Apple Video

Rust Diseases of Apple PPFS-FR-T-05

 

Greenhouse Crops


Management & Production Guides

Characteristics of Kentucky's Nursery and Greenhouse Industries, 2020 HO-89

Fungicides for Management of Diseases in Commercial Greenhouse Ornamentals PPFS-GH-03

Greenhouse Sanitation PPFS-GH-04

Managing Diseases of Herbaceous Ornamentals PPFS-OR-H-01

Managing Greenhouse & High Tunnel Environments to Reduce Plant Diseases PPFS-GH-01

Relative Effectiveness of Various Chemicals for Disease Control of Ornamental Plants PPFS-GEN-13

Greenhouse Crop Diseases & Disorders

Collar Rot in the Tobacco Float System PPFS-AG-T-03

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of High Tunnel and Greenhouse Vegetable Crops In Kentucky ID-235

Oedema PPFS-OR-H-05

Phytophthora Root Rot Control in Greenhouse Ornamentals PPFS-GH-05

Poinsettia Diseases in Greenhouses PPFS-GH-06

Pythium Root Rot in Tobacco Float Systems PPFS-AG-T-01

Rhizoctonia Damping-off & Target Spot Management in the Float System PPFS-AG-T-02

Root-knot Nematode in Commercial & Residential Crops PPFS-GEN-10

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Ornamental Crops

Herbaceous Ornamentals


Management & Production Guides

Diagnosis of Ornamentals in the Landscape PPFS-GEN-15

Fungicides for Management of Diseases in Commercial Greenhouse Ornamentals PPFS-GH-03

Greenhouse Sanitation PPFS-GH-04

Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07

Houseplant Insect Control ENTFACT-406

Landscape Sanitation PPFS-GEN-04

Managing Diseases of Herbaceous Ornamentals PPFS-OR-H-01

Managing the Greenhouse Environment to Control Plant Diseases PPFS-GH-01

Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and Landscape Plantings in the Southeastern U.S. (8 MB) pdf

Relative Effectiveness of Various Chemicals for Disease Control of Ornamental Plants PPFS-GEN-1

Native Plants for Landscapes

Native Plant Landscaping for Septic Systems HENV-508

(best list of native flowering plants & habitat preferences)

Herbaceous Ornamental Diseases & Disorders

Black Root Rot of Ornamentals PPFS-OR-W-03

Damping-off of Vegetables and Herbaceous Ornamentals PPFS-GEN-03

Garden Mum Production: Diseases and Nutritional Disorders (1.8 MB) PPFS-OR-H-10

Oedema PPFS-OR-H-05

Phytophthora Root Rot in Greenhouse Ornamentals PPFS-GH-05

Poinsettia Diseases in Greenhouses PPFS-GH-06

Root-knot Nematode in Commercial & Residential Crops PPFS-GEN-10

Soybean Cyst Nematode Analysis Form for the Nursery Trade pdf

Slime Mold, Lichens, & Sooty Mold Problems on Plants PPFS-GEN-06

Southern Blight PPFS-GEN-16

"Wet Feet" of Ornamentals PPFS-OR-W-04

Woody Ornamentals

Management & Production Guides

Diagnosis of Ornamentals in the Landscape PPFS-GEN-15

Flowering Crabapple ID-68

Fungicides for Management of Landscape Woody Ornamental Diseases PPFS-OR-W-14

Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07

Improving the Productivity of Landscapes with Little or No Topsoil AGR-203

IPM for Select Deciduous Trees in Southeastern US Nursery Production book chs

IPM for Shrubs in Southeastern US Nursery Production: Vol I book chs

Landscape Sanitation PPFS-GEN-04

Making an Informed Decision on What to Plant (After Your Ash Has Died) ID-241

Mulch Myths HO-106

Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops and Landscape Plantings in the Southeastern U.S. (8 MB) pdf

Planting Balled and Burlapped Trees and Shrubs in Your Landscape HO-91

Planting Bareroot Trees and Shrubs in Your Landscape HO-113

Planting Containers - Grown Trees and Shrubs in Your Landscape HO-114

Principles of Home Landscape Fertilization ID-72

Relative Effectiveness of Various Chemicals for Disease Control of Ornamental Plants PPFS-GEN-13

Guide to Appraisal of Tree Species in Kentucky Landscapes HO-117

Roses ID-118

Soil Percolation: A Key to Survival of Landscape Plants ID-237

Woody Plant Disease Management Guide for Nurseries and Landscapes ID-88

How Dry Season Affects Woody Plants http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agcomm/pubs/id/id89/id89.pdf

Species Failure Profile to Trees Common to the Ohio River Valley http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agcomm/pubs/ID/ID253/ID253.pdf

Woody Ornamental Diseases & Disorders

Anthracnose of Shade Trees PPFS-OR-W-23 

Bacterial Leaf Scorch PPFS-OR-W-12

Black Root Rot of Ornamentals PPFS-OR-W-03

Black Spot of Rose PPFS-OR-W-10

Boxwood Blight PPFS-OR-W-20

Canker Sampling of Trees and Woody Ornamentals PPFS-OR-W-27

Crown Gall PPFS-GEN-01

Diplodia Tip Blight of Pine (1.2 MB) PPFS-OR-W-21

Diplodia Tip Blight: The Role of Shearing in Disease Management (3 MB) PDF

Dogwood Diseases (1.2 MB) PPFS-OR-W-06

Dothistroma Needle Blight of Pine PPFS-OR-W-25

How Dry Seasons Affect Landscape Plants (6 MB) ID-89

Iron Deficiency of Woody Plants ID-84

Leaf Scorch and Winter Drying of Woody Plants PPFS-OR-W-17

Rose Rosette Disease PPFS-OR-W-16

Shoestring Root Rot - A Cause of Tree and Shrub Decline PPFS-OR-W-05

Slime Mold, Lichens, & Sooty Mold Problems on Plants PPFS-GEN-06

Soybean Cyst Nematode: a Potential Problem for Nurseries ID-110

Soybean Cyst Nematode Analysis Form for the Nursery Trade pdf

Spruce Diseases in Kentucky PPFS-OR-W-24

Stress & Decline in Woody Plants (9 MB) ID-50

Thousand Cankers Disease in Walnut, sample submission protocol PPFS-OR-W-15

Topping Is Hazardous to Your Tree's Health ID-55

Transplant Shock: Disease or Cultural Problem? (1.7 MB) PPFS-OR-W-19

Tree Wounds—Invitations to Wood Decay Fungi (3 MB) PPFS-OR-W-01

Twig Blights of Juniper PPFS-OR-W-11

Verticillium Wilt of Woody Plants PPFS-OR-W-18

Volutella Blight of Boxwood (1.5 MB) PPFS-OR-W-26

"Wet Feet" of Ornamentals PPFS-OR-W-04

What's Wrong With My Taxus? ID-52

When White Pines Turn Brown (1 MB) PPFS-OR-W-22

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Turfgrass


Management & Production Guides

Chemical Control of Turfgrass Diseases PPA-1

Considering the Environment in the Maintenance of Your Kentucky Lawn: A Season by Season Approach (9 MB) ID-222 

Disease Management in the Home Lawn (1 MB) PPFS-OR-T-11

Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07

Principles of Home Landscape Fertilization ID-72

Reducing the Risk of Resistance to Fungicides Used to Control Diseases of Turfgrasses PPFS-OR-T-02  

Turfgrass Diseases & Disorders

Anthracnose of Turfgrass PPFS-OR-T-04

Brown Patch in Home Lawns & Commercial Turfgrass PPFS-OR-T-12

Cottony Blight in Turfgrasses--Favorable Weather PPFS-OR-T-01

Kentucky Turfgrass Disease Calendar PPFS-OR-T-07

Spring Dead Spot of Bermudagrass Management PPFS-OR-T-13

Patch Diseases in Kentucky Bluegrass Lawns PPFS-OR-T-06

Slime Mold, Lichens, & Sooty Mold Problems on Plants PPFS-GEN-06

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Vegetable Crops


Management & Production Guides

Biological Products for Tomato Disease Management PPFS-VG-24

Greenhouse Sanitation PPFS-GH-04

Home Vegetable Disease Management, Part 1: Overview of the Integrated Pest Management Pyramid video

Home Vegetable Disease Management, Part 2: Sustainable Solanaceous Disease Management video

Home Vegetable Disease Management, Part 3: Sustainable Cucurbit Disease Management video

Home Vegetable Disease Management, Part 4: Sustainable Legume Disease Management video

Home Vegetable Disease Management, Part 5: Sustainable Leafy Green Disease Management video

Home Vegetable Gardening ID-128

Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07

Integrated Crop Management for Kentucky Cabbage IPM-11

Integrated Pest Management Grower Manual - Pepper (Kentucky) IPM-13

Integrated Pest Management Grower Manual - Pumpkin (Kentucky) IPM-12

Integrated Pest Management Scout Manual - Sweet Corn (Kentucky) IPM-10

Sustainable Disease Management of Cole Crops in the Home Garden PPFS-VG-23

Sustainable Disease Management of Cucurbit Crops in the Home Garden PPFS-VG-19

Sustainable Disease Management of Leafy Green Crops in the Home Garden PPFS-VG-20

Sustainable Disease Management of Legume Vegetable Crops in the Home Garden PPFS-VG-22

Sustainable Disease Management of Solanaceous Crops in the Home Garden PPFS-VG-21

Sweetpotato Production for Kentucky ID-195

Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers (whole publication, 1.5 MB) ID-36  

Community Garden Resources

Community Garden Start-Up Guide (written by Jefferson Co. Extension, Louisville Metro & University of Louisville)

Vegetable Gardening for Homeowners

Home Vegetable Gardening in Kentucky ID-128

Gardening in Small Spaces ID-248

Off the Grid: Ultra-Low Pressure Drip Irrigation and Rainwater Catchment for Small Plots and High Tunnels HO-120

Growing Your Own: Preparing your Garden NEP-219

Growing Green Beans NEP-220

Growing Peppers NEP-221

Starting Plants from Seed at Home HO-56

Growing your Own Garden Calendar NEP (not online link yet)

Organic manures and fertilizers for vegetables ( UK PDF no number)

Home Composting HO-75

Vegetable Diseases

Bacterial Canker of Tomato PPFS-VG-06

Bacterial Spot of Pepper & Tomato PPFS-VG-17

Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits PPFS-VG-11

Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits Quick Facts PPFS-VG-11-QF

Bean Diseases (1 MB) PPFS-VG-16

Black Rot of Crucifers PPFS-VG-01

Blackleg & Bacterial Soft Rot of Potato PPFS-VG-18

Blossom End Rot CCD-FS-11

Damping-off of Vegetables and Herbaceous Ornamentals PPFS-GEN-3

Foliar Diseases of Cucurbits PPFS-VG-10

Fruit Rots of Cucurbits PPFS-VG-07

Gummy Stem Blight and Black Rot of Cucurbits PPFS-VG-08

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Pests of Solanaceous Crops in Kentucky (2 MB) ID-172

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Pests of Sweet Corn in Kentucky (1 MB) ID-184

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Cole Crops in Kentucky (5.3 MB) ID-216

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Cucurbit Crops in Kentucky (1.8 MB) ID-91

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of High Tunnel & Greenhouse Vegetable Crops In Kentucky ID-235

IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Legume Vegetables in Kentucky (6.2 MB) ID-227

Late Blight of Tomato PPFS-VG-13

Late Blight on Tomato Seedlings PPFS-VG-14

Phytophthora Blight of Cucurbits and Peppers PPFS-VG-04

Root-knot Nematode in Commercial & Residential Crops PPFS-GEN-10

Southern Blight PPFS-GEN-16

Stewart's Wilt of Corn (1.4 MB) PPFS-AG-C-04

Tomato Wilt Problems (2 MB) PPFS-VG-15

Yellow Vine Decline of Cucurbits PPFS-VG-12

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General Diseases/Topics 


Crown Gall PPFS-GEN-01

Damping-off of Vegetables and Herbaceous Ornamentals PPFS-GEN-03

Fruit, Orchard, and Vineyard Sanitation PPFS-GEN-05

Homeowner's Guide to Fungicides PPFS-GEN-07

Landscape Sanitation PPFS-GEN-04

Mushrooms: Don't Eat Those Wild Mushrooms ...unless you know what you are doing! (1 MB) PPFS-GEN-14

Powdery Mildew PPFS-GEN-02

Relative Effectiveness of Various Chemicals for Disease Control of Ornamental Plants PPFS-GEN-13

Root-knot Nematode in Commercial & Residential Crops PPFS-GEN-10

Simplified Fungicide Guide for Backyard Fruit PPFS-GEN-08

Slime Mold, Lichens, & Sooty Mold Problems on Plants PPFS-GEN-06

Southern Blight PPFS-GEN-16

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Disease Diagnostics


Diagnosis of "No Disease" PPFS-GEN-11

Diagnosis of Ornamentals in the Landscape PPFS-GEN-15

Fundamental Principles of Plant Pathology for Agricultural Producers PPA-41

KY Master Gardener Manual (chapters related to disease diagnosis)

Plant Diseases (Chapter 6) PPA-46

Appendix to Chapter 6 MG-ch6-Appendix

Diagnosing Plant Problems (Chapter 7) ID-194

Appendix to Chapter 7 (PPFS-GEN-15) MG-ch7-Appendix  

Submitting Plant Specimens for Disease Diagnosis (2 MB) PPFS-GEN-09

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Miscellaneous


Consumer Horticulture Benefits for Businesses, Workplaces, and Employees HO-126

Assessing Foliar Diseases of Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat —Principles and Practices PPFS-MISC-06

Climate Change - A Brief Summary for Kentucky Extension Agents ID-191

Genetically Engineered Crops--Emerging Opportunities PPA-47

Genetically Engineered Crops--A Review of Concerns and Benefits PPFS-MISC-07

Real-Time PCR Detection of Xylella fastidiosa is Independent of Sample Storage Time and Temperature PPFS-MISC-04

Some Principles of Fungicide Resistance PPFS-MISC-02

Understanding Pesticide Labels and Labeling ID-100

Kentucky Extension Master Gardener Program (pdf)

Guidelines in Administering a Master Gardener Programs (pdf)

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Horticulture Fact Sheets


Small Fruit Yield And Berry Weight Compilation HORT FACT - 3010

Promoting Branching on High -Density Dwarf Fruit Trees HORT FACT -3011

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