Trap Cropping and Removal Trapping to Enhance Control of Western Spotted Cucumber Beetle in Vegetable Crops

beans

The western spotted cucumber beetle (WSCB) is the major insect pest of the Willamette Valley vegetable industry, attacking snap beans, sweet corn, and cucurbit crops.

Cultural Management of Corn Root Rot (2004)

corn

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Alex Stone
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Dan Sullivan
OSU Dept of Soil and Crop Science

Steve Scheuerell
OSU Dept of Botany and Plant Pathology

Mikio Miyazoe
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Objective:

Identification of High Yielding Root Rot Tolerant Sweet Corn Hybrids

corn

Objective: Identify sweet corn hybrids released for the processing market for high and stable yields under heavy and light root rot pressure.

Green Bean Breeding and Evaluation

beans

The general objective of the processing component of this research is to support the vegetable processing industry in the Willamette Valley by evaluating green beans developed in Jim Myers' bredding program in OSU's Horticulture Department.

Evaluation of Fungicides for the Control of Gray and White Mold in Snap Beans

beans

Evaluation of the Fungicide, Omega, for the Control of Club Root Fungus in Broccoli and Cauliflower

broccoli

Objective: The objective of this project was to evaluate the effectiveness of the fungicide, Omega (fluazinam), in controlling Club Root fungus, (Plasmodiophora brassicae) in broccoli and cauliflower when applied preplant incorporated or as a transplanting drench.

Effect of Irrigation Level on Root Rot in Sweet Corn

corn

Developing an Integrated Management Tool to Predict Hairy Nightshade Growth in Snap Beans (2004)

beans

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ed Peachey
OSU Dept. of Horticulture

 

Cultural Management of Corn Root Rot (2004)

corn

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Alex Stone
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Objective:

  1. To determine the relationship between cropping history, sweet corn root rot, and yield.
  2. Develop cultural strategies to reduce the severity of corn root rot and improve corn yield.

Cultivar Evaluation for Control of Common Smut in Sweet Corn in the Columbia Basin of Oregon and Washington (2004)

corn

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

George Clough and Philip Hamm
OSU Hermiston Agricultrual Research and Extension Center

Objective:

  1. Evaluate forty-three sweet corn cultivars for resistance to common smut.

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