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Online Course Introduction to Plant Diagnostics for Master Gardeners

 

Plant Diagnostics  

Available on the eXtension website.

This is a self-paced, online course
(10-week duration) for a fee of only $10.  Open to the public.


> Course and Registration Information

Denise Ellsworth
Sarah Ellis


Pest and Disease Diagnostics for International Trade and Food Security

An International Short Course
Sept. 17-28, 2012

OARDC, Wooster, Ohio > More information


Asian Longhorned Beetle in Ohio > OSU Extension News

View video

 


News

The Many Face(t)s of Fungi > Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine

Wheat Growers Watching Weather in Ohio as Crops Are Ahead Two Weeks and Could Result in Strong Yields or Diseased Fields (5-11-2012) > OSU Extension News

Powdery Mildew Diseases (5-3-2012) > Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine

Another Year of Heavy Sycamore Anthracnose (5-3-2012) > Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine

Mowing Lawns (J. Rimelspach) > turfdisease.osu.edu

Black rot control in grapes; Downy Mildew of Impatiens (N. Taylor); Fireblight on Callery Pear; Fascinating Fungus (Dryad's Saddle)  > Disease Digest and more info on Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine BYGL

Brown Ring Patch/Waitea Patch > Turf Disease Updates

Dollar Spot Applications > Turf Disease Updates

It Moss be the Time of Year! > Turf Disease Updates

Corn flea beetle and Stewart's Leaf Blight (R. Hammond, P. Paul, P. Thomison, A. Michel)
> Extension News

Ohio Corn Performance Test Sampled for Nematodes (P. Thomison)
>
Extension News

Nematodes in Corn Could Be a Growing Problem for Ohio Corn Yields (T. Niblack) > Extension News

Extension News

Genes in 'Bad' Fungi Could Lead to More Ethanol Production (T. Mitchell) > Extension News

Seed Selection Key to Managing Disease, Achieving High Yield (A. Dorrance) > Extension News

Soybean Disease ID Workshop First of Several to be Held This year > Extension News

Thousand Cankers Coming? How to Spot Walnut Tree Killer  > Extension News

Field Crops Program Scheduled For Feb. 9, 14 in NW Ohio > Extension News

Sports Turf Managers Fighting Bugs By Going Green > Extension News

Northern Corn Leaf Blight Becoming 'Concerning' Disease Management Issue - P. Paul  > Extension News

Sclerotinia White Mold Beginning to Show Up [in Soybeans] - A. Dorrance > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-32

Late, Wet Harvest Conditions Causing Concern Over Ear Molds - P. Paul > Extension News

Abnormal Corn Ears Poster Available > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-31


ghana_th   Tomato Disease and Insect Pest Diagnostics Workshop

University of Ghana, June 2011

More info > Sally Miller

 


  • Families of Fungicides for Turfgrass Table (updated April 2011) now posted on turfdisease.osu.edu
  • G. Vallad, M. McGrath, and B. McSpadden Gardener.  2010.  Efficacy of biochemical biopesticides that may be used in organic farming.  eXtension: www.extension.org/article/29381
  • Raudales, R. C. Cao, G. Vallad, M. McGrath and B. McSpadden Gardener.  2010.  Efficacy of microbial biopesticides that may be used in organic farming.  eXtension: www.extension.org/article/29382

     

    late blight video  

    Late blight on tomato

    Find more resources
    > OSU Extension News

    > View video (2:21)


     

    AC-52-10  

    Katelyn T. Willyerd, Pierce A. Paul, Peter Thomison and Dennis Mills were awarded a Certificate of Excellence in the Agronomy Society of America Educational Materials Awards Program for the OSU Extension fact sheet, available online:

    > Gibberella Ear Rot and Mytotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing and Storage (pdf)

    The fact sheet was recognized for superior quality in educational materials and programs in the category of Publications, less than 16 pages.  Pierce Paul is an assistant professor, Willyerd a postdoctoral researcher, and Mills an Extension associate in the Department of Plant Pathology; Thomison is a professor in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science.


     

     Sally Miller greenhouse  

    01/21/2011

    OARDC, Sally Miller Receive $2 Million Grant to Support Growing U.S. Greenhouse Tomato Industry

    > OARDC New Release


    Miller Receives Prestigious Plant Pathology Award for Work on Vegetable Crops

    8/10/2010 - Sally Miller has dedicated her career to helping vegetable farmers protect their crops > OARDC New Release


     

    dollar spot  

     

    Disease Fact Sheets for Turfgrass

    New: Turfgrass Disease Sampling Sheet

     


     

    Plant Disease Diagnostic Posters >

    Download pdf files

      poster

     

     



    New > Online Plant Diagnostics module for Master Gardeners > More information

    Soybean Disease Update for July - A. Dorrance > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-21

    07/01/2011 - Tough Year for Wheat Production - P. Paul > Extension News

    Moderate levels of wheat head scab are present throughout the state - A. Kriss, P. Paul, D. Mills  > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-20

    June 20 wheat scab update and grain harvesting tips - P. Paul, A. Kriss, D. Mills > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-19

    Look at those stands - [soybean] seedling diseases may be an issue - A. Dorrance > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-19

    Leaf Spot - Is Widespread on Many Cool Season Grasses > Buckeye Turf


     

     

    Head scab is not the only cause of bleached wheat heads - P. Paul, D. Mills > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-18

    Flood damaged wheat - P. Paul, D. Mills > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-17

    Wheat Update: Diseases and crop development as the weather changes - P. Paul, D. Mills > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-16

    More on Head Scab and Fungicides - P. Paul > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-15

    Plant Sciences Banquet - Plant Pathology, Horticulture & Crop Science and Entomology
    May 26, 5:00 pm.  BBQ Dinner, Kottman Hall Gazebo (outdoors) and Recognition Ceremony, Kottman Hall 103.

    5/19/2011 - Red Thread and Leaf Spot are Active! - J. Rimelspach > turfdisease.osu.edu

    Q&A on Foliar Fungicides for Wheat Head Scab Suppression - P. Paul > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-14

    Switching to Soybeans? Some Points to Consider - A. Dorrance and R. Mullen > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-14

    Wheat Growers: Ohio State's Wheat Production Workshop is March 31 in Custar > OSU Extension News

    Fungicide for Foliar Disease Control - P. Paul and D. Mills > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-13

    02/24/11 - Ash Killer Spreading: Here's How to Know What To Do > OSU Extension News

    Feb. 3, 2011 - Tri-State Green Industry Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio > More information

    Feb. 19-20, 2011 - Ohio Organic Farming Conference, Granville, Ohio > OSU Extension News

    Feb. 25, 2011 - Soybean School > OSU Extension News

    Feb. 24-25, 2011 - Learn Online First Detector Training at Conservation Tillage Conference, Ada, Ohio > OSU Extension News

    01/11/2011 - Get Your Field Crops Tips for 2011 from Ohio State Jan. 27 in Archbold (NW Ohio) > OSU Extension News

    01/04/11 - Focus on Food Safety, Current Issues at OPGMA Congress, Jan. 17-19 > OSU Extension News

    01/04/11 - OSU Nursery Short Course/CENTS Set for Jan. 23-26 > OSU Extension News

    11/17/2010 - Pesticide Applicators to See Licensing Changes > OSU Extension News (JoAnne Kick-Raack)


     

    FHB Risk  

    11/10/2010 - OSU Extension Specialists Asking For Grower Input on Head Scab Evaluation Tool > OSU Extension News (Pierce Paul)

    Variety Selection/Seed Treatments Key to Managing Soybean Pathogens

     

    late blight tomato   06/02/2010 - Late Blight Surrounding Ohio; Growers, Gardeners Should Prepare > OSU Extension News

     


     

    • homefruit  

      Midwest Home Fruit Production Guide

      Popular Extension publication for grapes, apples, pears, peaches, raspberries, strawberries and more in the Midwest. > More


       

     Pesticide Safety Training and resources  >  More

     


     

    factsheets  

     


     

     

     

    Introduction to Plant Diseases - Fact Sheet Series

     

    A new series of plant disease fact sheets are available on OSU Extension's Ohioline web site.  Designed for a broad range of audiences, these resources provide background information that augments fact sheets on specific plant diseases.

     

    Help us spread the word about these exciting new teaching and educational resources
    New Plant Disease Fact Sheet Series (pdf color flyer)

    Contacts:  Mike Boehm, Professor and Department Chair (boehm.1@osu.edu); Sarah Ellis, MS graduate student (ellis.293@osu.edu).


     

     

     

    NEW: Phytosanitation Online Course

    Online course site

    This is a free educational resource, open to anyone interested in learning about phytosanitation, including measures to prevent the movement of pests and diseases through import/export of agricultural products.  The course was made possible by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, Faculty Exchange Program.  > More

      SPSsm

     

     


     

    ideastarterthm  

    "Viruses, Bacteria, and Fungi, Oh My!" by Sarah D. Ellis and Michael J. Boehm, part of the 4-H Project Idea Starters series.  If you're looking for science projects or are curious about why plants get sick, this bulletin includes fun ways to start exploring. > More

    Clock on the Education Outreach - Youth and 4-H tab to the left for more exciting new outreach tools for 4-H, science fair projects and anyone interested in learning more about plants.


     

    dorrance PMN  

    10/08 - Management of Phytophthora sojae, online presentation on the Plant Management Network, by Anne Dorrance

    > More about Plant Management Network resources

     


     

    UPDATED: Fruit Disease Fact Sheets (Mike Ellis' Fruit Pathology web site)


    News Archive

     


    News

    Temperatures in the 90s and Corn Diseases - P. Paul > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-24

    Soybean diseases - Issues at flowering - A. Dorrance > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-24

    Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night is August 3 in Fremont > More information

    West Ohio Agronomy Field Day Aug. 3, Darke County Farm  > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-23

    Insects, Weeds and More: Register Now for July 20 Agronomy Field Day in South Charleston
    > More information

    Will This Be A White Mold Year? - A. Dorrance > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-23


    ghana_th   Tomato Disease and Insect Pest Diagnostics Workshop

    University of Ghana, June 2011

    More info > Sally Miller

     


    • Families of Fungicides for Turfgrass Table (updated April 2011) now posted on turfdisease.osu.edu
    • G. Vallad, M. McGrath, and B. McSpadden Gardener.  2010.  Efficacy of biochemical biopesticides that may be used in organic farming.  eXtension: www.extension.org/article/29381
    • Raudales, R. C. Cao, G. Vallad, M. McGrath and B. McSpadden Gardener.  2010.  Efficacy of microbial biopesticides that may be used in organic farming.  eXtension: www.extension.org/article/29382

       

      late blight video  

      Late blight on tomato

      Find more resources
      > OSU Extension News

      > View video (2:21)


       

      AC-52-10  

      Katelyn T. Willyerd, Pierce A. Paul, Peter Thomison and Dennis Mills were awarded a Certificate of Excellence in the Agronomy Society of America Educational Materials Awards Program for the OSU Extension fact sheet, available online:

      > Gibberella Ear Rot and Mytotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing and Storage (pdf)

      The fact sheet was recognized for superior quality in educational materials and programs in the category of Publications, less than 16 pages.  Pierce Paul is an assistant professor, Willyerd a postdoctoral researcher, and Mills an Extension associate in the Department of Plant Pathology; Thomison is a professor in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science.


       

       Sally Miller greenhouse  

      01/21/2011

      OARDC, Sally Miller Receive $2 Million Grant to Support Growing U.S. Greenhouse Tomato Industry

      > OARDC New Release


      Miller Receives Prestigious Plant Pathology Award for Work on Vegetable Crops

      8/10/2010 - Sally Miller has dedicated her career to helping vegetable farmers protect their crops > OARDC New Release


       

      dollar spot  

       

      Disease Fact Sheets for Turfgrass

      New: Turfgrass Disease Sampling Sheet

       


       

      Plant Disease Diagnostic Posters >

      Download pdf files

        poster

       

       



      New > Online Plant Diagnostics module for Master Gardeners > More information

      Soybean Disease Update for July - A. Dorrance > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-21

      07/01/2011 - Tough Year for Wheat Production - P. Paul > Extension News

      Moderate levels of wheat head scab are present throughout the state - A. Kriss, P. Paul, D. Mills  > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-20

      June 20 wheat scab update and grain harvesting tips - P. Paul, A. Kriss, D. Mills > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-19

      Look at those stands - [soybean] seedling diseases may be an issue - A. Dorrance > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-19

      Leaf Spot - Is Widespread on Many Cool Season Grasses > Buckeye Turf


       

       

      Head scab is not the only cause of bleached wheat heads - P. Paul, D. Mills > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-18

      Flood damaged wheat - P. Paul, D. Mills > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-17

      Wheat Update: Diseases and crop development as the weather changes - P. Paul, D. Mills > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-16

      More on Head Scab and Fungicides - P. Paul > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-15

      Plant Sciences Banquet - Plant Pathology, Horticulture & Crop Science and Entomology
      May 26, 5:00 pm.  BBQ Dinner, Kottman Hall Gazebo (outdoors) and Recognition Ceremony, Kottman Hall 103.

      5/19/2011 - Red Thread and Leaf Spot are Active! - J. Rimelspach > turfdisease.osu.edu

      Q&A on Foliar Fungicides for Wheat Head Scab Suppression - P. Paul > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-14

      Switching to Soybeans? Some Points to Consider - A. Dorrance and R. Mullen > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-14

      Wheat Growers: Ohio State's Wheat Production Workshop is March 31 in Custar > OSU Extension News

      Fungicide for Foliar Disease Control - P. Paul and D. Mills > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-13

      02/24/11 - Ash Killer Spreading: Here's How to Know What To Do > OSU Extension News

      Feb. 3, 2011 - Tri-State Green Industry Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio > More information

      Feb. 19-20, 2011 - Ohio Organic Farming Conference, Granville, Ohio > OSU Extension News

      Feb. 25, 2011 - Soybean School > OSU Extension News

      Feb. 24-25, 2011 - Learn Online First Detector Training at Conservation Tillage Conference, Ada, Ohio > OSU Extension News

      01/11/2011 - Get Your Field Crops Tips for 2011 from Ohio State Jan. 27 in Archbold (NW Ohio) > OSU Extension News

      01/04/11 - Focus on Food Safety, Current Issues at OPGMA Congress, Jan. 17-19 > OSU Extension News

      01/04/11 - OSU Nursery Short Course/CENTS Set for Jan. 23-26 > OSU Extension News

      11/17/2010 - Pesticide Applicators to See Licensing Changes > OSU Extension News (JoAnne Kick-Raack)


       

      FHB Risk  

      11/10/2010 - OSU Extension Specialists Asking For Grower Input on Head Scab Evaluation Tool > OSU Extension News (Pierce Paul)

      Variety Selection/Seed Treatments Key to Managing Soybean Pathogens

       

      late blight tomato   06/02/2010 - Late Blight Surrounding Ohio; Growers, Gardeners Should Prepare > OSU Extension News

       


       

      • homefruit  

        Midwest Home Fruit Production Guide

        Popular Extension publication for grapes, apples, pears, peaches, raspberries, strawberries and more in the Midwest. > More


         

       Pesticide Safety Training and resources  >  More

       


       

      factsheets  

       


       

       

       

      Introduction to Plant Diseases - Fact Sheet Series

       

      A new series of plant disease fact sheets are available on OSU Extension's Ohioline web site.  Designed for a broad range of audiences, these resources provide background information that augments fact sheets on specific plant diseases.

       

      Help us spread the word about these exciting new teaching and educational resources
      New Plant Disease Fact Sheet Series (pdf color flyer)

      Contacts:  Mike Boehm, Professor and Department Chair (boehm.1@osu.edu); Sarah Ellis, MS graduate student (ellis.293@osu.edu).


       

       

       

      NEW: Phytosanitation Online Course

      Online course site

      This is a free educational resource, open to anyone interested in learning about phytosanitation, including measures to prevent the movement of pests and diseases through import/export of agricultural products.  The course was made possible by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, Faculty Exchange Program.  > More

        SPSsm

       

       


       

      ideastarterthm  

      "Viruses, Bacteria, and Fungi, Oh My!" by Sarah D. Ellis and Michael J. Boehm, part of the 4-H Project Idea Starters series.  If you're looking for science projects or are curious about why plants get sick, this bulletin includes fun ways to start exploring. > More

      Clock on the Education Outreach - Youth and 4-H tab to the left for more exciting new outreach tools for 4-H, science fair projects and anyone interested in learning more about plants.


       

      dorrance PMN  

      10/08 - Management of Phytophthora sojae, online presentation on the Plant Management Network, by Anne Dorrance

      > More about Plant Management Network resources

       


       

      UPDATED: Fruit Disease Fact Sheets (Mike Ellis' Fruit Pathology web site)


      News Archive