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Symptoms of rose rosette virus show up on Augusta's Knockout roses

...all these Knockouts provides an easy means for the mite and virus to spread. Dr. Jean Woodward, the extension plant pathologist, confirms the suspicion that some plants are already infected when they are bought at the garden center. "If the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-07-24/symptoms-rose-rosett
Cold weather should help Georgia peaches

...long as we don't have a bloom followed by another cold snap," said Phillip Brannen, a University of Georgia plant pathologist in Athens. "We have all the chill hours we need, and if we get a week of good warm weather, everything's going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-10/cold-weather-should-help-ga-p
Shows can provide gardening fix

...If you are also in serious need of a garden fix, check out these upcoming events.Tuesday morning, extension plant pathologist Jean Woodward will speak about diseases of ornamentals at the ARC Growers monthly meeting at Forest Hills Golf Course...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-02-21/shows-can-provide-ga
Root rot threatens traditional Christmas fir trees

...to root rot."Phytophthora is a problem in most areas where true firs are grown," said Gary A. Chastagner, a plant pathologist at Washington State University. "It's a national problem."Oregon leads the nation in Christmas tree production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-12-12/root-rot-threatens-f
Proper planting, irrigation can help prevent cankers

...especially Seiridium, is to irrigate trees during periods of drought. An experiment was performed by Jean Woodward, a plant pathologist at the University of Georgia. In field-inoculated (given the fungus) trees in nurseries, Seiridium cankers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/07/gar_76365.shtml
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Tips for a healthy garden

...season," she said. Development of new and innovative ways to control plant diseases is a constant challenge for plant pathologists. To keep outdoor and indoor plants healthy, the following are some tips offered by plant doctors from APS. Tips...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/27/gar_426569.shtml
Gardening
Study: Irish Potato Famine was caused by different strain of fungus than previously believed

...of the same strain that is most widespread today, US-1. But that assumption is wrong, said Jean Ristaino, a plant pathologist at North Carolina State University who reported her findings in Thursday's issue of the journal Nature. Ristaino...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/07/tec_311621.shtml
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Truffles could be big for state

...as Tim Brenneman sees things, it could also have its truffles. It hasn't been proved, but Mr. Brenneman, a plant pathologist with the University of Georgia, said he believes Georgia's pecan orchards could be a mother lode of truffles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/09/met_273351.shtml
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Disease threatens state's favorite Christmas trees

...cause problems for homeowners or growers who plan to sell or use Leylands for landscaping, said Jean Woodward, a plant pathologist with the University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Ms. Woodward, who is studying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/17/tec_247723.shtml
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Blue mold appears in tobacco in 8 N.C. counties

...Paul Shoemaker, a North Carolina State University plant pathologist in Fletcher, said Thursday the fungus has appeared...Duplin counties, said Tom Melton, an N.C. State plant pathologist in Raleigh. Flue-cured tobacco is grown on 250...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/13/tec_230844.shtml
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