Other vegetable disease research

Epidemiology and Management of Foliar Diseases of Lima Bean

We have been conducted research to enhance our understanding of the complex of diseases affecting foliage and pods in processing lima bean in western New York.

Tan spot is a fungal and bacterial disease complex that causes substantial defoliation but has minimal effects on pod yield. Read about the results of on-farm trials quantifying crop loss due to this diseases and spatiotemporal attributes of tan spot epidemics here:

Further reading on the etiology of pycnidial fungi in foliar disease of baby lima bean in New York:

Characterization of new and emerging diseases affecting vegetables in New York

Research continues in this theme to extend our knowledge of the diseases affecting vegetables in New York.

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