Vegetable Disease Publications
Publications and videos are arranged by crop and are listed by title or disease name, respectively. The MSU Extension publication number is provided in parentheses following the name of each publication.
Greenhouse Basil Downy Mildew (P2936) (PDF)
Photos: Symptoms (left) and signs (right) of downy mildew on basil. The black pathogen growth seen in the photo on the right is often visible on the underside of basil leaves under favorable environmental conditions. Photo credit: Rebecca A. Melanson, MSU Extension, Bugwood.org.
Cottony Leak in Cucurbits (P3210) (PDF)
Cucurbit Downy Mildew (P3076) (PDF)
Whitefly-transmitted and Yellowing Viruses in Watermelon and Other Cucurbit Crops (P3439) (PDF) [See also: A Photo Guide to Whitefly-transmitted and Yellowing Viruses in Watermelon and Other Cucurbit Crops]
Photos: Squash leaves without and with symptoms of downy mildew (left) and with signs of downy mildew (right). The fuzzy brownish pathogen growth in the photo on the right is often visible on the underside of cucurbit leaves under favorable environmental conditions. Photo credit: Rebecca A. Melanson, MSU Extension, Bugwood.org.
Bacterial Speck and Bacterial Spot in Tomatoes (P3361) (PDF)
Buckeye Rot (What's Wrong with My Tomatoes? Lesson 1) - VIDEO
Common Diseases of Tomatoes (P3175) (PDF)
Environmental Control for Greenhouse Tomatoes (P1871) (PDF)
Greenhouse Tomato Growers' Glossary (P2364) (PDF)
Greenhouse Tomatoes: Pest Management in Mississippi (P1861) (PDF)
Herbicide Damage in Tomatoes (P3679) (PDF)
Tobacco Mosaic Virus (IS1665) (PDF)
Common Problems with Tomatoes (P2975) (PDF) UPDATED FOR 2022!
Photos: Symptoms of early blight (left) and leaf mold (right) on tomato leaflets. Photo credit: Rebecca A. Melanson, MSU Extension, Bugwood.org.
A Checklist of Disease Management Recommendations for Vegetable Production (P3761) (PDF)
Damping-off in Vegetables (P3747) (PDF)
Garden Tabloid See the new Mississippi Vegetable Gardener's Guide.
Mississippi Vegetable Gardener's Guide (P3616) (PDF)
Organic Vegetable IPM Guide (P2036) (PDF)
Southeast U.S. Vegetable Crop Handbook The focus of this handbook is on commercial vegetable production. Commercial vegetable producers in Mississippi can request a FREE hard copy of the book by sending an email request to email@example.com.
Variety Recommendations for Mississippi Vegetable Gardens (P3744) (PDF)
General Disease Publications
Choosing a Disinfectant for Tools and Surfaces in Horticultural Operations (IS1955) (PDF)
Cold Injury (IS1663) (PDF)
Disposal of Agricultural Waste Pesticides in Mississippi (P3403) (PDF)
How to Collect and Package Plant Disease Specimens for Diagnosis (M1562) (PDF)
How to Spray Fungicides to Protect Your Home Landscape, Garden, and Turf (P2705) (PDF)
Nematode Control in the Home Garden (P0483) (PDF)
Nematode Sample Submission Form (F448) Please contact your local county Extension office to obtain a copy of the form.
Pesticide Label Databases (P3155) (PDF)
Plant Diagnostic Laboratory (M1230) (PDF)
Plant Disease and Fertilization (IS1668) (PDF)
Plant Disease Sample Submission Form (F1139) (PDF)
Taking Photos of Plant Disease Problems (P3022) (PDF)
Sooty Mold (IS1938) (PDF)
Watering and Plant Disease (IS1683) (PDF)